A new report reveals that when it comes to access to health care, the rich stay well and the poor get sicker. The Schroeder Center for Healthcare Policy at the College of William & Mary released grim results from a survey on access to physician care in greater Williamsburg.
(Williamsburg, Va.) - Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Leavitt, has appointed College of William and Mary faculty member, Louis F. Rossiter, Ph.D., to the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The appointment is effective immediately and runs through July of 2011.
This bold statement, made by Robert Hess, opened the most recent Friday in D.C. policy talk.
According to a study conducted by the SchroederCenter for Healthcare Policy at the College of William & Mary, Virginia will need up to three new care centers to meet the projected long-term care needs of Virginia veterans.
Each year, graduate students in the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (TJPPP) have the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. once a month and engage in a dialogue with policy experts.
All students in the Thomas Jefferson Program for Public Policy (TJPPP) complete a compulsory internship between their first and second year in the program. These internships give students real-world policy experience, encourage them to explore potential future employers, jobs, and locations, and also help them to grow as individuals and professionals.
The Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William & Mary selected York for a class project in 2006. The analysis judged York to have the best climate for business among its peers, equal to that of Albemarle and Hanover.
'99 TJPPP Alum, Michael Cassidy, and 2nd year MPP student, Cory Kaufman, collaborated over the summer to produce a report which reveals that Virginia is headed toward a potential budget deficit of $1.2 billion as soon as 2008-2010.
Ed Moran, MPP class of '05, added another chapter to his storied career when he captured the gold medal in the 5,000-meter event at the 15th Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 23.
As the House and Senate debate the future of U.S. immigration policy, Research Professor Harriet Duleep of W&M's Jefferson Program in Public Policy was asked to testify in front of the House Subcommittee on Immigration.
Often times a class is simply that - something that you go to, read for, and potentially even contribute to. But what happens when a class goes well beyond that?
For the second time in the past year, the College's administration will receive a proposal aimed at making the school more environmentally friendly.
Will Federspiel's experience in the working world informed his decision to pursue a joint degree in law and public policy. As an undergraduate at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, he majored in political science.
The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy has been bringing the best minds together in the pursuit of creating and changing policy since 1987.
In the morning session with Harry Patrinos of the World Bank, the students learned of the success of education projects conducted in rural areas of Mexico.
After obtaining a degree in sociology from Poland's Warsaw University, international student Joanna Conder knew she wanted to study in America.
Working as a broker in Minneapolis, Amanda Elkin asked herself, "Is this something I want to do for the rest of my life?" Her answer was "no," which led Amanda to William & Mary's public policy program.
One of the few students studying both public policy and marine science, Geoff Wikel's path to graduate school has been "a circumambulatory process."
Louis F. Rossiter has been named director of the Schroeder Center for Healthcare Policy, a division of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy.
For the next six months, the Schroeder Center for Healthcare Policy will be focusing their attention on the health services required by Virginia's nearly 3/4 of a million veterans.
Given the high-level positions of our two distinguished guests, the speakers engaged the group in a surprisingly informal conversation about American foreign policy.
A College of William and Mary study rates the city tops because of many factors.
College campuses are touted as an oasis of contrasting ideas. But is there a way to chart ideological candor?
For an academic who was so integrally involved in the research behind the United Nations' January discussions to upgrade its Environmental Programme (UNEP) at the expense of creating a more potent organization, Maria Ivanova, assistant professor of government and environmental policy at the College, seemed curiously ambivalent about the pending decision.
The following first-person essay is written by Banan Malkawi ('05) concerning her introduction to doing business in Iraq. She serves as an international development consultant for TransOcean International, a corporation founded by William and Mary alumni and TJPPP Board of Advisors Douglas R. Cook ('81) and William E. Pommerening ('80).
The Center for Public Policy Research reports on the results of a study that involved collaboration between the College of William and Mary, the Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health, and the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
Occasionally, professors from the Jefferson Program in Public Policy have the opportunity to present their research or share their expertise in their field with other academics and policymakers.
This publication assesses the performance of UNEP as the mandated anchor institution for the global environment.
Students from the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy took their second and final fall semester in D.C. policy discussion panel trip on Friday, November 3, 2006.
A study, released this week by the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William and Mary, shows the number of contested state legislative seats are on the rise. The report examined all 6,000 state legislative contests up for election nation-wide Nov. 7 and found more than 100 additional contested seats than in 2002.
Every year, first year students (First Years) in the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (TJPPP) participate in a two-day trip to Washington, D.C. The trip has become a rite of passage in years past, and is a hallmark of the program.
Promising new tactics in the government's attempts to reign in environmental polluters are no substitute for tough enforcement of existing regulations, Sarah Stafford, associate professor of economics at the College, said during the College's Distinguished Faculty Lecture titled "Environmentalists in the Boardroom" on Oct. 8.
This report examines a federal performance budgeting initiative, the Performance Assessment Rating Tool, or PART, that was launched five years ago by the Office of Management and Budget.
One of the most unique aspects of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (TJPPP) is its informal access to the policymakers, lawmakers, and analysts in Washington, D.C.
The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the College of William and Mary, Carl Strikwerda, presents the 8th Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "Environmentalists in the Boardroom: Using Public Policy to Encourage Corporate Responsibility" by Sarah Stafford, associate professor of economics, Sunday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.
The Center for Public Policy Research of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William and Mary is pleased to announce that researcher Christine Jensen has received a $25,000 grant from the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) to study the relationship between Alzheimer's patients, their families and their doctors.
Each year, the International Political Science Association's Research Committee on the Structure of Governance sponsors the Levine Prize.
Following his lecture at the law school, Gen. Anthony Zinni (U.S.M.C., ret.) met with the public policy students at an informal luncheon here in our own MPR. He spoke to the students about his lecture titled "America's Role in a Changed World" and followed up with a Q&A session.
In School's In, Paul Manna looks over forty years of national education policymaking and asserts that although Washington's influence over American schools has indeed increased, we should neither overestimate the expansion of federal power nor underestimate the resiliency and continuing influence of the states.
Violence between Palestinians and Israelis in the Middle East has a deep and long history, but the popular notion that both sides are engaged in a never-ending cycle of attacks and counter-attacks may be wrong, according to a recent report by David A. Jaeger, associate professor of economics and public policy at the College, and M. Daniele Paserman, assistant professor of economics at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
There are no shortcuts for faculty members as they strive for excellence in the classrooms at William and Mary.
Incursion this summer by Israeli military forces into southern Lebanon represents only "the most recent indication of failed policies in the Middle East," Lawrence Wilkerson told a gathering of the James City County Democratic Committee Aug. 17.
Sandra Day O'Connor's first appearance - albeit unofficial - as chancellor of the College occurred when she spent 20 minutes meeting with first-year graduate students in The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy who were in Washington, D.C.
Louis F. Rossiter, research professor of public policy at the College of William and Mary, was named to a working group of Virginia's Government and Regulatory Task Force.
President Bush recommended sweeping health-care reform and urged Congressional action this year in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Noted health economist Louis Rossiter, director of the College's Schroeder Center for Healthcare Policy, former Secretary of Health and Human Resources in Virginia discussed the proposals and their likely impact on the country, the health-care industry and for the state of Virginia with the W&M News.
Ron Rapoport's long research career has resulted in a book that details the impact of third parties on U.S. politics, Three's a Crowd: The Dynamic of Third Parties, Ross Perot, and Republican Resurgence.
Immigration is woven deep into the history of the United States, a nation that was founded by immigrants and always has had a rather liberal policy regarding legal immigration. Today, however, the country is facing increasing challenges concerning illegal as well as legal immigration.
William and Mary has been selected as one of 15 contract recipients nationwide by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct Medicare and Medicaid research and demonstrations.
The government department at the College was awarded three grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $371,807 for the coming school year.