The University of Pennsylvania will host the 15th World Congress of Bioethics, June 19-21, 2020.
What Now? Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Is Unconstitutional
Steve Inskeep talks to Ezekiel Emanuel, an architect of Obamacare, about a federal district judge's ruling Friday that the law is unconstitutional because of a recent change in federal tax law.
The National Academy of Social Insurance announces Isabel M. Perera as the winner of the 2019 John Heinz Dissertation Award
MEHP Fellow Isabel Perera joins a prestigious and diverse network of over 40 previous Heinz Dissertation Award recipients
National Institutes of Health Funds Monumental Mitzvah Food Program Study
“This research study will be the first to rigorously evaluate the long-term behavioral and health effects of low-cost healthy food ‘nudges’ in a food pantry,” said Christina Roberto of the Perelman School of Medicine’s Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health (PEACH) lab, who is leading the study. Using our online ordering system, Penn’s multiyear randomized-controlled trial will examine how food pantry clients are influenced by on-screen interventions, or “nudges.” In other contexts, nudges — like adding traffic light colors to signal healthy and less-healthy choices — have successfully led to healthier food choices.