Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr. comments on Health Care Reform: Latest in a Series
News & Commentary - Archive 2009
Bruce Jentleson, a professor of public policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, was sworn in last week as Senior Advisor to the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Director. He will continue active teaching and advising at Duke.
MPP Student in Tanzania
Dana Vettel, MPP ’10, writes from Bagamoyo, Tanzania, where she is interning this summer. In the morning she teaches English to 4- and 5-year-olds, and in the afternoon she volunteers at a local NGO called UKUN in HIV/AIDS patient care and prevention outreach.
One of the basic laws of health insurance is that the healthy subsidize the sick, says Assistant Professor of PPS Donald H. Taylor, Jr.
In recognition of the Sanford Institute’s growth and success over the last 38 years, Duke Board of Trustees approve its transition to school status as of July 1, 2009. Duke President Richard H. Brodhead says the new school is “crucial to our mission of bringing knowledge to the service of society.”
Alison Dorsey, a senior from Woodside, Calif., graduating with a degree in public policy studies, is the winner of this year’s Terry Sanford Leadership Award for her contributions to Duke and the Durham Community.
A small group of leaders from nonprofit and commercial media, foundations and academia will gather May 4-5 at Duke University’s Sanford Institute of Public Policy for a series of working sessions to explore new models for nonprofit ownership of media. One conference paper has been made available in advance: “A Nonprofit Model for The New York Times?” by Penelope Muse Abernathy.