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Paul H. Wise, MD, MPH

Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society and CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member; CDDRL and CISAC Affiliated Faculty Member

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July 1st, 2013

Austerity programs hurt children, say Stanford scholars

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

As governments slash programs for the poor, FSI Senior Fellow Paul Wise says there is an urgent need to discuss the impact of austerity measures on children's health. Read more »



November 16th, 2012

Conference proposes meaningful ways to advance health rights

CDDRL, PHR News

On October 30, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) held a day-long conference to examine health and human rights. The conference was held to discuss how a rights-based approach to health services can impact the delivery of effective health interventions and advance other socio-economic and cultural rights in developing regions. Read more »



October 5th, 2012

Stanford-UN collaboration rethinks refugee communities

CISAC, FSI Stanford News

The UNHCR has called on CISAC's security experts to collaborate on a project to better protect and support the more than 42 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people worldwide. The result is a multidisciplinary partnership across the Stanford campus and around the world. Read more »



April 9th, 2012

Researchers call for policy, aid and innovation to help world’s poorest

CISAC, CDDRL, FSE, FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world. FSI senior fellows Larry Diamond, Jeremy Weinstein, Paul Wise and Walter Falcon share their own ideas about how to secure the most fragile nations. Read more »



December 15th, 2011

Grants support research on health care, violence and technology in poorest areas

Amounting to a total of $265,000, this third round of Global Underdevelopment Action Fund grants will help Stanford faculty develop policy-relevant research focused on improving conditions in some of the poorest parts of the world. Read more »




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How Can We Improve Children's Health?
Paul Wise, a Stanford School of Medicine professor of pediatrics, said children's care isn't only unreliable, but also often slow to adapt to changing trends in illnesses. "We need to change the way we're doing things," he said.
June 21, 2011 in Patch.com

Child malnutrition caused by more than lack of food
The study underscores the fact that childhood malnutrition is not only about food, said study co-author Paul Wise, MD, MPH, FAAP, who created a program at Stanford University in California called Children in Crisis to improve health care to children living in politically unstable regions. "While this study documents the terrible toll of poverty on child health, it also emphasizes the interaction between the child, infections, community life and the exercise of political power."
May 1, 2011 in EurekAlert (press release)

Professor Snapshot: Paul Wise
The Daily e-mailed faculty a short questionnaire that strayed beyond their work at Stanford. Here is a glimpse into the personalities behind your professors ...
October 6, 2010 in The Stanford Daily

$12.7 Million Grant for Study of Childhood Obesity Treatment
By Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a new effort to combat childhood obesity, the National Institutes ...
September 18, 2010 in HealthNewsDigest.com

For Parents of Uninsured Kids, a Little Help Goes a Long Way
... kids to get health insurance," said Paul Wise, a professor of child health and society at Stanford University who is familiar with the review findings.
August 7, 2010 in Health Behavior News Service

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