Paul H. Wise, MD, MPHRichard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society and CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member; CDDRL and CISAC Affiliated Faculty Member
Researchers at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies are finding ways to improve children’s health and education in rural China. They’re exploring the politics behind Russian’s public health crisis and using cell phone technology to make sure people living in one of Africa’s largest slums have access to clean drinking water. Read more »
The lives of women in rural GuatemalaProgram on Poverty and Governance in the news
Amaya Cotton-Caballero, one of the seven FSI undergraduate interns who traveled to Guatemala in July 2011, details some of her experiences in health clinics and home visits with local women, along with Professors Paul Wise and Beatriz Magaloni and Dr. Kate Leonard. Her blog entry examines how daily life stresses manifest in women's lives.
FSI Undergraduate Interns report from GuatemalaFSI Stanford, CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance News
Seven Stanford undergraduates traveled to Guatemala as FSI Research Abroad Undergraduate Interns this summer, conducting field research examining poverty, governance, and health in the rural Guatemalan highlands, alongside Professors Paul Wise and Beatriz Magaloni. From the field, they have been documenting their experiences in FSI's blog, intheworld.stanford.edu.
Guatemala's Wise 'Doctor Pablo'CHP/PCOR in the news: The Stanford Daily on May 17, 2011
In San Juan El Mirador, a traditional town in the highlands of Guatemala 2,500 miles from Stanford, pediatrics professor Paul Wise is working to transform the local medical scene. “Doctor Pablo,” as the locals affectionately call him, has been traveling to Guatemala for 40 years now [meeting] with doctors, policymakers and clinics from the area in an attempt to bring the tiny Guatemalan town up to Western medical standards.
Global Underdevelopment Action Fund awards six grants to projects addressing global underdevelopment
The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University has awarded six Global Underdevelopment Action Fund grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at tackling persistent problems of global underdevelopment. The projects will focus on early-stage, multidisciplinary, and policy-relevant research, and are all required to have a training component for Stanford undergraduate or graduate students. Read more »