Alum Paul Blanc (UCSF CSP 85-87) published Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon (Yale Press: 2016).

Alum Mahshid Abir (Michigan CSP 09-11) and John Burkhardt wrote op-ed, "How a travel ban could worsen doctor shortages in US hospitals and threaten primary care," in The Conversation

Alum Raina Merchant (Penn CSP 07-10) was named an associate vice president for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and director of the newly created Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health.


Michigan CSP alums John Harris (14-16), Elena Byhoff (14-16 VA Scholar), Chithra Perumalswami (14-16 VA Scholar), Kenneth Langa (97-99 VA Scholar), and colleagues published, "The Relationship of Obesity to Hospice Use and Expenditures: A Cohort Study" in Annals of Internal Medicine. Press coverage can be found here

Alum Marcella Nunez-Smith (Yale CSP 04-06) received the prestigious 2017 national Herbert W. Nickens Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to cultural diversity in medicine or to improving minority health. 

Alum Aaron Carroll (Washington CSP 01-03) wrote op-ed, "How Would Republican Plans for Medicaid Block Grants Actually Work?" in NYTimes The Upshot.