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MacArthur's Judith Helzner Relates Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality

MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner’s article outlines low-tech, low-cost interventions to protect mothers during childbirth such as the anti-shock garment. Read More
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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Jonathan Shay

Clinical psychiatrist/classicist Jonathan Shay was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Mark Roth

Biomedical scientist Mark Roth was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Yoky Matsuoka

Computer scientist and neuroroboticist Yoky Matsuoka was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do ...

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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Lisa Cooper

Public health physician Lisa Cooper was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Pankaj Shah, SEWA Rural

Pankaj Shah, SEWA Rural, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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Adenike O. Esiet, Action Health Incorporated

Adenike O. Esiet, Action Health Incorporated, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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Joseph Cocozza on Juvenile Justice

Joseph Cocozza, The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, on improving mental health services for youthful offenders. Watch

Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research

The Network on Mental Health Policy Research aims to develop a knowledge base linking mental health policies, financing, and organization to their effects on access to quality care. Read More

MacArthur's Kole Shettima Describes Ways to Fight Maternal Mortality

In an opinion-editorial in the Nigerian Guardian, MacArthur's Africa Office Director Kole Shettima outlines how the country can greatly reduce the number of women who die during or after childbirth. Read More