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Oberlander Article Looks at the Rise and Fall of Medicare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board
The article by Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of UNC's department of social medicine, offers a groundbreaking, in-depth look at the troubled history of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), which was enacted in 2010 and repealed in 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
Oberlander's NEJM commentary: Medicare's new physician payment system is 'a leap of faith'
UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that a new Medicare physician payment system passed by Congress is likely to face many of the same problems of the system it replaced.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Lyerly publishes editorial in JAMA
The editorial by Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA, professor of social medicine and director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, argues that state laws restricting the end-of-life decisions that can be made by pregnant women are concerning.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
Pregnant women should be included in Zika virus vaccine research, new guidance says
The inclusion of pregnant women in Zika virus vaccine research is crucial to solving the international health crisis, according to new guidance published by UNC’s Center for Bioethics and two other universities.
Located in News / 2017 / July
UNC bioethicists analyze new CDC interim guidelines for Zika testing in pregnancy
Elana Jaffe and Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, are co-authors of a JAMA Viewpoint article arguing that patients and providers across the country should be aware of the ways in which these guidelines shift more responsibility into their hands.
Located in News / 2017 / October
How to increase health care enrollment for N.C.’s immigrants
UNC study underscores the potential of the Affordable Care Act to reach many N.C. immigrants
Located in News / 2014 / September
Third Edition of Social Medicine Reader Published
Six current and two former faculty from UNC's department of social medicine are editors of the newly published, two-volume title.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 24
Hagele picked to be "Tar Heel of the Week"
Dana Hagele, MD, MPH, medical director and co-principal investigator of the N.C. Child Treatment Program and assistant professor of social medicine and maternal and infant health, was profiled by the Raleigh News & Observer on April 12, 2014.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / April 24
Research with the People
Giselle Corbie-Smith combines the knowledge of a physician, inquisitiveness of a scientist, and outlook of an activist to ensure that research touches the lives of North Carolinians.
Located in News / 2014 / February
Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on election results
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, will discuss how the results of the Nov. 6 elections will affect health care and Affordable Care Act.
Located in News / 2012 / November