Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging (CDEHA)
CDEHA brings together researchers from throughout Stanford to study trends in demography, economics, healthcare delivery and health outcomes as they relate to the well-being of the elderly.
While many have blamed Russia's economic and political transition for the increase in deaths following the Soviet Union's collapse, Stanford's Grant Miller and Jay Bhattacharya pin new blame on the demise of an effective anti-alcohol campaign. Most of the deaths during Russia's mortality crisis were from alcohol poisoning, drunken violence or slower killers like heart attacks and strokes, said Miller.
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