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Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member

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June 6th, 2013

Stanford study draws attention to childhood obesity screening

CHP/PCOR News

Analyzing data stretching over four decades, Stanford researchers suggest early intervention treatments of obese children will have a surprisingly meager impact on reducing obesity-related illness in adulthood. Read more »



November 27th, 2012

Stanford researchers show a better way to curb TB where the disease is rampant

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

Genetic testing is the best and most cost-effective way to screen prisoners for tuberculosis and drug-resistant strains of the disease, according to a Stanford study. And the authors say using the test on inmates in former Soviet Union countries will curtail TB in a region where it's widespread. Read more »



July 20th, 2012

Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert on disconnect between child and adult obesity

CHP/PCOR Q&A

A recent study by Stanford Health Policy's Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, and colleagues at the School of Medicine showed that targeting obesity prevention to small children who are overweight might not be effective. That's because a higher-than-normal weight at age 5 provides an accurate predictor of adult obesity only 50 percent of the time. +HTML+
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February 21st, 2012

Expensive and unpleasant, but hepatitis C treatment is worth it, study shows

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

Research led by by Stanford Health Policy's Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert shows treatments for hepatitis C are cost-effective for patients with advanced disease. Their results are based on a computer model of hepatitis C.

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January 11th, 2012

Health insurance no guarantee for diabetes care in developing countries

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

Without good health care, diabetics run the risk of developing more health problems. Stanford researchers say those complications will put a greater strain on the patients and the countries where they live – a problem that can be addressed with improvements to health and insurance systems. Read more »




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Stanford scientists model hepatitis C treatment options
Using a computer model of the hepatitis C disease, Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert and his research team have shown that two new drugs intended to target the virus are cost-effective for patients suffering from advanced hepatitis C, despite some significant side effects.
February 28, 2012 in The Stanford Daily

Benefits of hepatitis C treatment outweigh costs for patients with advanced disease, study shows
Using a computer model of hepatitis C disease — which accounts for different treatments, outcomes, disease stages and genetics — a research team led by Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD, found that new triple-therapies for genotype-1 hepatitis C are cost-effective for patients with advanced disease. Their results were published Feb. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
February 21, 2012 in Scope (blog)

Health insurance exhibits no effects for diabetics in developing countries
According to a recent study, those with health insurance do not experience better care or treatment for diabetes than those without insurance in developing countries such as India and China. The study, which will be published on Jan. 24 in the journal of the American Diabetes Association titled Diabetes Care, ...
January 17, 2012 in The Stanford Daily

Food Summit encourages researchers to collaborate across disciplines
... and health outcomes researcher Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert. More than 350 members of the campus community attended the inaugural Stanford Food Summit Nov.
November 4, 2010 in Stanford University News

Stanford experts gather for 'Food Summit'
The recent research on obesity and malnutrition in India, led by Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert of the Woods Institute, is a classic example of food's ...
November 4, 2010 in The Stanford Daily

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