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Oberlander Coauthors NEJM Commentary on Prescription Drug Spending
Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of the Department of Social Medicine, coauthored a perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine on efforts in Congress to pass legislation that would regulate prescription drug prices.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Dec. 12
Oberlander NEJM perspective calls for controlling health care costs, not just cutting budgets
The rise of “austerity politics” has important implications for health policy, says Jon Oberlander, PhD, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and professor of social medicine in the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2011 / September
Oberlander Publishes NEJM Perspective on ACA
The Perspective article by UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of the department of social medicine, argues that the Affordable Care Act "has produced important successes and transformed the health care landscape" and that any attempt to undo the ACA "is easier said than done."
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 9
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
Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on health care law decision
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld the Affordable Care Act.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Oberlander to serve on Medicare eligibility study panel
Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, professor and chair of social medicine, will serve on a new study panel formed by the National Academy of Social Insurance to examine potential changes to Medicare eligibility.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
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
Oberlander’s NEJM commentary: Supreme Court holds power to undo Affordable Care Act
UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that the Affordable Care Act faces another round in the high court.
Located in News / 2014 / December
Paws for Love: Pryntzka visits with medical students
UNC School of Medicine students were greeted by a furry friend during Wednesday’s lunch break at the Beach Café, as Pryntzka, a certified therapy dog, planted himself outside the cafeteria. Rita Kuwahara, a second-year medical student, brought Pryntzka to the Beach to ease the stress students are facing from schoolwork and exams.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / 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