Vaccine manufacturers in India and other developing countries may be able to produce a lower-cost HPV vaccine in spite of the complicated array of patent protections on the technology, say researchers at the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP).
News & Commentary - Archive 2010
Donald H. Taylor Jr., associate professor of public policy, has been appointed by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to a committee of 24 experts who will review and update criteria used to define medically underserved areas and health professional shortage areas. The new committee was mandated in health care reform measures approved by Congress in March.
David Schanzer, center, a professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy, discusses the role of Muslim communities in combating terrorism during a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 2010. The event, “Strengthening America’s Security: Identifying, Preventing and Responding to Domestic Terrorism,” was cosponsored by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the National Security Network.
A new study by scholars at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy scholars shows that efforts to close the “digital divide” by guaranteeing universal access to home computers would actually widen the achievement gap.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy Kristin A. Goss discusses some of the implications of the pending Supreme Court case on gun control.
Five myths about gun control, including the idea that more households with guns make the crime rate go down, are debunked by Sanford Professor Philip Cook and Jens Ludwig, professor at the University of Chicago.
Sanford students, faculty and alumni are busily blogging this summer from India, Washington, and Togo. Find out what they’re doing.
Sanford School Dean Bruce Kuniholm joins the deans of eight other U.S. schools of public policy in supporting repeal.
David Schanzer proposes a change to interrogation practices to protect both civil liberties and the public.
The 2010 graduation ceremonies on May 15 for the Sanford School of Public Policy honored 147 undergraduates, 56 Master of Public Policy graduates, and 37 Master of International Development Policy graduates from 21 countries. The Class of 2010 was the first to graduate from the Sanford School, which became Duke’s tenth school on July 1, 2009.