“I didn’t have to ration my healthcare or make a call to ask a family member for money,” writes Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH, PhD, about a “miracle” in the course of her IBS treatment. The explanation: Massuchusetts had implemented a precursor of the Affordable Care Act.
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