A 2014 NEJM article "Incidence of Childhood Obesity in the United States" by 2006 alumnus Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham made in onto the Altmetric 2014 Top 100 publications of the year list in 74th place, see more statistics and information about who discussed/cited this work here and also just won The 2015 Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health/Pfizer Young Investigator’s Award for Distinguished Research in Public Health.
A 2014 article by PSC Associates Linda H. Aiken and Matthew D. McHugh (and co-authors) published in The Lancet, "Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study," ranked 27 on the Altmetric 2014 Top 100 Papers, see the press and citations here.
Linda H. Aiken of Penn Nursing has received the Lienhard Award from the Institute of Medicine.
GGD Alumnus Mikko Myrskylä has just been appointed as Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.
New PSC Working Paper: Park, Hyunjoon and Jae Kyung Lee. 2014. "Growing Educational Differentials in the Retreat from Marriage among Korean Men." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-5.
New PSC Working Paper: Preston, Samuel, Ezra Fishman, and Andrew Stokes. 2014. "Lifetime Probability of Developing Diabetes in the United States." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-4.
New PARC Working Paper: Larson, Sam M., Fernando Cochero, Owen R, Jones, Lawrence Williams, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque. 2014. "Age and sex specific mortality of wild and captive populations of a monogamous primate (Aotus sp.)." PARC Working Paper Series, WPS14-01.
Mark Pauly's research is cited in an article about the costs of insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Irma T. Elo has been reappointed to the Swedish Initiative for Research on Microdata in the Social And Medical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board (SIMSAM SAB) from September 2014 through August 2015.
Research by Mark Pauly shows that older women are paying more under the Affordable Care Act.
Pamela Cacchione was selected by the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) for the Barbara J. Lowery DSO Faculty Award.
New PSC Working Paper: Watkins, Susan C., Naomi Rutenberg, Steve Green, Charles Onoko, Kevin White, Nadra Franklin, and Sam Clark. 2014. "'Circle No Bicycle': Fieldwork in Nyanza Province, Kenya, 1994-1995." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-2.
Andrew Stokes' research is highligted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled: "Check Up: New study recalculates weight's effect on mortality risk."
Andrew Stokes is featured in an article in the PennNews entitled "Penn Researcher Finds Mortality Risks of Being Overweight or Obese Are Underestimated."
John Q. Trojanowski's research on tau becomes toxic and spreads from cell to cell in diseasesd brains is discussed in a recent Penn Medicine press release: "Penn Medicine Receives $1.45 Million to Speed Research for Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases: CurePSP to Partner with Penn Medicine to Raise Additional Funds."
Tukufu Zuberi will speak at the Inaugural Symposium: The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution? on April 11, 2014, which is discussed in the Penn Current.
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque's research is highlighted in the Penn News in an article entitled "Owl Monkeys Don’t Cheat, Penn Study Shows; Intense Fathering Plays a Role."
Paul Allison and fellow collaborators, Gino Cattani, of New York University, and Simone Ferriani, of the University of Bologna, have published a study titled “Insiders, Outsiders, and the Struggle for Consecration in Cultural Fields: A Core-Periphery Perspective” according to a Penn News article. Their research focuses on how winning awards to gain recognition and success is dependent on who you know as much as who is judging.
Sarah Tishkoff is part of the Penn Team that has linked "Africans’ Ability to Digest Milk to Spread of Cattle Raising."
Arun Hendi is the winner of the 2013 Etienne Van de Walle Prize for the best graduate student paper in demography for his paper "Globalization and Contemporary Fertility Transitions."