Volume 16, Issue 1

Precision Medicine (fall 2016)


Index of Issue

  1. Precision Medicine in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

    Richard Simon

  2. The Real Power of Precision: Redefining the Precision Medicine Initiative

    Spencer H. Nam & Clayton M. Christensen

  3. Attacks on Planned Parenthood are Ideologically Driven and Dangerous

    Anne Davis & Pratima Gupta

  4. In Response to Anderson and George: Why Funding Planned Parenthood Respects Life

    Priscilla J. Smith

  5. In Response to Davis and Gupta: Why Funding Planned Parenthood is Deceptive, Inappropriate, and Should End

    Yuval Levin

  6. Healthcare in the Remote Developing World: Why healthcare is inaccessible and strategies towards improving current healthcare models

    Sadia Ali

  7. Improving American Mental Health Policy: No Simple Answers

    Michael B. Friedman

  8. All Hat, No Cattle—The False Hope of Right-to-Try Laws

    Alison Bateman-House & Arthur L. Caplan

  9. Exploring one LGBT organization’s impact on those living with HIV/AIDS in Austin, Texas

    David M. Brown, Christina Lively, & Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good

  10. How Excise Taxes Can Reduce Obesity

    Ashley Ifeadike

  11. Repositioning Drugs to Reduce the Disparate Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Douglas Barthold & Julie Zissimopoulos

  12. Making Surgery Safer

    William Berry

  13. Drug Prices Are Unrelated to Research and Development Costs

    Merrill Goozner

  14. The Health Extension Program of Ethiopia: Strengthening the Community Health System

    Zufan Abera Damtew, Chala Tesfaye Chekagn, & Amsalu Shiferaw Moges

  15. School-Age Nutritional Issues in the U.S.

    William Gao



Melinda Song (Editor-in-Chief), Kamran Jamil (Managing Editor, Content), Huey Shih (Managing Editor, Web/ Multimedia)


Editorial board

Senior Editors

Anjali Chandra, Neil Davey, Bettina Edelstein, Jesper Ke

Associate Editors

Mohammad Abdulghani, Julie Chung, Bluyé DeMessie, Hart Fogel, William Gao, Puneet Gupta, Yashaar Hafizka, Rachael Han, Yoo Jin Hyun, Julianna Lee, Courtney Lewis, Ashhab Thakur, David Xiang

Director of Outreach

Eric Li

Director of Internal Development

Patric Cao

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