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2008 MacArthur Fellow: Diane Meier

Geriatrician Diane Meier was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2008. 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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Group Moves to Prevent Unethical Recruitment of Foreign Educated Nurses

A Task Force representing unions, health care organizations, educational and licensure bodies, and recruiters today released the Voluntary Code of Ethical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States. Read More

How Housing Matters to Families & Communities Initiative

How Housing Matters is an ongoing, five-year, $25 million research initiatives to deepen the literature on the effect that investments in affordable housing have on social and economic outcomes. Read More

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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