As We Now Think

Reflections, commentary and analysis from Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University.

The real Ebola dilemma

By Heather M. Ross, HSD Student President Obama’s Ebola ethics dilemma is merely a headline — a critical case that illustrates a much broader problem with medical research and particularly … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fixing the VA: It’s not that easy

By Heather M. Ross, HSD student Proposals for new legislation to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are flying in Congress. Unfortunately, each is problematically simple and pretends that … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hurry Up and Wait: US Healthcare from Inside the Safety Net

Heather Ross, a graduate student in CSPO’s HSD program, says the 2012 documentary The Waiting Room explores the issues of healthcare delivered via emergency room.

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Equality and quality in children and beyond: towards a more productive science and better society

In this post, Jayanta Chatterjee examines the quality of children’s education in America.

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Celebrating the journey of ASU graduate student Arijit Guha

Last week the ASU community lost an incredible thinker and activist, School of Sustainability Ph.D. student Arijit Guha. Arijit passed away March 22nd after what his family describes as a “spirited, graceful, and inspirational bout with cancer.”

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment