NOvembER 2019

Birnbaum-2019-Awardee-HOME_1col.jpgHOME Trial Team wins 2019 Birnbaum Award

Interdisciplinary group shows that home-based HPV tests can boost cervical cancer screening for women at high risk.


Buist-HPV-Home-Test-infographic_1col.jpgMailing home HPV tests may provide alternative to Pap screening

Dr. Diana Buist and team reflect on HOME trial showing 50 percent screening boost in underscreened women.

Karen-Wernli-Family_1col.jpgWhat drives Karen Wernli to study breast cancer?

Dr. Karen Wernli reflects on her involvement in breast cancer research, centered on patients and access.


News - Sentinel Pills Medicine Nelson - 1col.jpgFDA to expand drug-safety monitoring system

New funding will establish an innovation center, to be led by Harvard Pilgrim in partnership with KPWHRI and others.


Grossman-blog-Stop-Violence_1col.jpgStopping violence: What can health care do right now?

Dr. David Grossman, with Dr. Bechara Choucair, has ideas for reducing harm to patients and the workforce.


Katie-Coleman_1col.jpgKatie Coleman appointed MacColl Center director

A primary care improvement expert, she has worked closely with community health centers and national networks.


Fellows launch 6 Value-Champions-project_1col.jpgprojects to reduce medical overuse

A new program is looking to foster efforts to reduce unnecessary care for vulnerable patients.


News - Simon Weill Cornell - Suicide Predict grant - 1 column.jpgNIH funds study to identify high-risk suicide patients

KPWHRI will work with Weill Cornell Medicine to test a novel algorithm to assess risk of self-harm.





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