Analysis finds less research attention given to diseases of the poor

Despite massive international efforts to improve global health, a new analysis of nearly 4 million scientific articles finds that research is disproportionately focused on diseases that primarily afflict wealthy countries.

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Creating and Strengthening Connections

As a member of the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy Alumni Advisory Council, and a Program Officer for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Community & Economic Development Program, Alaina Harkness spends lots of time thinking about the ways cities thrive, and how to effectively make and strengthen connections that benefit Chicago.

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Thirty Million Words Initiative Gains National Recognition

Policy makers and media executives alike are paying more attention to the value of listening attentively to young children and encouraging the toddlers to speak more, thanks to the work of Dana Suskind, a professor and surgeon at University of Chicago Medicine.

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