Health-Related Quality of Life

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    Treating Breast Cancer Is Not Just About the Disease: Its Wider Impacts Need to Be Considered, Too

    Oct 22, 2019

    Successes in the early treatment of breast cancer are to be celebrated. But those achievements need not limit the development of further and better treatment for patients. Understanding the disease's wider effects could help bring this about.

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    Long-Term Care Policy: Who Should Be at the Table?

    Feb 2, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored that long-term care residents, their families, and staff have limited representation when it comes to facility policies. Recognizing them as stakeholders with perspectives to include in decisionmaking could improve infection control practices and also address residents' health-related quality of life.

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    Mallika Bhandarkar

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.P.H. in health promotion, Columbia University; B.A. in anthropology; minor in biology, Boston University

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    Julie A. Brown

    Director of Survey Market Development; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in social ecology, University of California, Irvine

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    Peter Burge

    Operations Director, RAND Europe
    Education M.Sc. in transport, Centre for Transport Studies, University of London; M.Eng. in civil engineering, Imperial College, University of London

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    Ian D. Coulter

    Senior Health Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science; M.A. in sociology, University of Canterbury; B.A. in sociology, University of Canterbury; Diploma in educational mangement, Harvard; Certificate in heath policy, RAND/UCLA

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    Lori Frank

    Senior Behavioral Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in human development/gerontology, The Pennsylvania State University; M.A. in psychology/biopsychology, The Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in biology/psychology, University of Delaware

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    Alina I. Palimaru

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in health policy, UC Los Angeles; M.P.P. in public policy, American University; B.A. in history, Drexel University