Tackling the problem of pharmaceutical adherence
King Center Faculty Affiliate and Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Claudia Allende Santa Cruz is studying health behaviors in Chile.
February 13, 2023
The lifesaving benefits of convenient infrastructure: Evidence from Bangladesh
Research by PhD student Nina Buchmann shows that physical proximity to pathogen-free water sources reduces child and adult mortality.
December 05, 2022
Targeted interventions by private and public sector are redefining healthcare
Professor Pascaline Dupas' research on the link between health and education in India is featured in APN News.
November 30, 2022
Q&A with King Center Postdoctoral Fellow Yoshika Crider
Crider discusses her research on WASH interventions in Bangladesh and Kenya, as well as her time spent at the King Center.
August 08, 2022
Direct and spillover effects of access to health insurance in India
Demand for insurance is high even at the actuarially fair price and receiving it alongside peers increases utilization, yet health effects are elusive
July 06, 2022
Four questions for Desiree LaBeaud
The Stanford epidemiologist and King Center Faculty Affiliate reacts to recent news about the effects of plastic on human health.
May 19, 2022
Q&A with Augustin Tapsoba, assistant professor at the Toulouse School of Economics
Tapsoba, a King Center Visiting Professor, talks about factors that affect household living standards in sub-Saharan Africa.
May 18, 2022
King Center Predoctoral Research Fellow seeks to make an impact
Christlee Doris Elmera, who works on a King Center initiative to reduce lead exposure, is drawn to the practical nature of research.
May 17, 2022
Belinda Archibong on the historical roots of inequality in sub-Saharan Africa
Historical disparities can affect access to public services today, research by King Center Visiting Professor Belinda Archibong shows.
March 18, 2022
5 Questions with Gary Darmstadt on improving outcomes for infants worldwide
Faculty Affiliate Gary Darmstadt talks about improvements in the infant mortality rate worldwide and what work remains to be done.
March 17, 2022
Urban water disinfection and mortality decline: Evidence from Mexico
Ageing pipe systems and the absence of complementary sanitation investments compromise the health benefits of water disinfection research from King Center Faculty Affiliates show.
March 11, 2022
Changing infant care to improve newborns’ health in India
Modifying traditional infant massages led to more weight gain and fewer illnesses among newborns in a Stanford-led community study in India.
February 28, 2022
5 Questions: Ami Bhatt on gut microbiomes in understudied populations
The Stanford Medicine professor on why it’s important to better understand the microbiome of people transitioning from traditional to Westernized lifestyles.
February 24, 2022
Stanford pediatric arbovirologist Desiree LaBeaud’s quest to eradicate mosquito-borne diseases led to an unlikely culprit: plastic trash
In 2021, Faculty Affiliate Desiree LaBeaud and her colleagues launched the nonprofit organization HERI-Kenya to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases in Kenya.
February 11, 2022
COVID-19 disproportionately affected marginalized and rural populations in Asia, new study shows
Karen Eggleston documents how the pandemic’s broad social and economic consequences negatively affected population health well beyond those directly suffering from COVID-19.
January 26, 2022
Tracking the spread of tuberculosis in Brazilian prisons
Stanford infectious disease expert Jason Andrews has spent years studying the spread of tuberculosis in crowded Brazilian prisons and surrounding communities.
December 16, 2021
Escaping extreme poverty
Stanford environmental engineer Christine Pu discusses how infrastructure investments and policies can alleviate poverty and build resilience against climate change.
October 27, 2021
Stanford undergraduates contribute to research on COVID-19, HIV, and infant health
As part of the Academic Year Part-Time Research Assistant Program, Keona Blanks, ’24, and Sophia Nesamoney, ’23, conducted research with Stanford Professor Gary Darmstadt
October 21, 2021
Designing markets for faster, better vaccines
Susan Athey and a team of economists have been pushing for an unprecedented expansion of vaccine capacity.
October 19, 2021
Stanford-led research underscores pollution’s impact on child health
A new analysis by Faculty Affiliates Stephen Luby and Michael Biaocchi finds evidence of a link between air pollution and children’s respiratory health in low-income settings.
October 12, 2021