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.
Larissa Nekhlyudov receives A. David Mazzone Research Award
Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH has been awarded the A. David Mazzone Research Award to fund her study, “Shared Medical Appointments: An Innovative Approach to Prostate Cancer Survivorship Care”. The study will evaluate shared medical appointments as an innovative approach to prostate cancer survivorship care. The award program funds a series of collaborative and innovative cancer research, career development, community outreach, and training projects to address a range of needs in prostate cancer and Lupron-treatable diseases.
Nov 25 2013Breast MRI use increasing but may not be targeting the right women
Breast magnetic resonance imaging use expanded rapidly in the first decade of availability, but the patients who had the most identifiable need for the test were not always the ones receiving it.Read More
Nov 13 2013Article underscores potential of early obesity prevention
Interventions during the prenatal period and postpartum may be the most effective in preventing obesity. This is the conclusion of DPM researchers in a new “Perspective” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.Read More
Nov 12 2013Increasing Community Access to Wellness Resources
The HPHC Institute -- in conjunction with the Institute for Community Health and Cambridge Health Alliance -- has launched an exciting community health project that increases public awareness of wellness resources.Read More