Reuters reported on a recent study showing that while patients and families say they value comfort, having time with family, and death not being prolonged, these values often don’t align with the treatment they expect at the end of life. Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, was quoted.
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 science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE