We can safely offer 1,000 more transplant kidneys in the U.S. every year to people like Irma Hendricks, asserts David Goldberg, MD, MSCE in this NBC Nightly News coverage. A call from Peter Reese, MD, MSCE, changed Hendricks's life: "I can get you a transplant, but I'm going to have to give you hepatitis C to do it."
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE