The Department of Population Medicine (DPM) resides within the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and is an appointing department of Harvard Medical School.  

DPM's core mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching.


DPM Faculty Member Receives Mount Sinai School of Medicine Award

Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH has been awarded the 2014 Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  The award is given to physicians who, by virtue of outstanding achievements since graduation, has made or shows promise of making significant contributions as a teacher, investigator, and/or practitioner in the field of medicine.

Recent news

Sep 05 2014The Role of Primary Care in Cancer Survivorship Programs

An article by a DPM researcher examines the integration of primary care in survivorship programs and the potential implications of this collaborative approach in both academic and community-based settings.

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Sep 02 2014Barriers to Care Among Low-Income Pediatric Asthmatics

A recent study in JAMA Pediatrics looked at how children with asthma obtained care under different levels of cost-sharing, and how much financial stress their families experienced.

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Aug 05 2014Increased Concern About Inability of Elderly to Afford Medications

Elderly Americans, especially those with multiple chronic conditions, have difficulty paying for prescriptions, which can lead to poor adherence and medication discontinuation.

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