Center for Science in Public Policy
The Center for Science in Public Policy seeks to apply the highest scientific standards and rigorous analysis to public policy issues. Research and analysis is conducted on a host of international issues covering all sectors of international development, but with a primary focus on global health and economic development. The Center strives to underpin its analysis with data and sound scientific methods.
Jeremiah Norris: Director of the Center for Science in Public Policy
Yulya Spantchak: Research Associate
Kacie Marano: Project Manager
Publications and Commentary
CSPP NTD Report mentioned in Neglected Diseases of Neglected People: The Case for Investing in Neglected Tropical Diseases. by Donald Bundy. Investing in Health: World Bank. February 14, 2013.
CSPP NTD Report mentioned in From Promises to Progress: the First Annual Report on the London Declaration on NTDs. United to Combat NTDs. January 2013.
Jerry Norris quoted in "WHO reports success in tackling neglected diseases" by Siobhan Chan. SciDevNet. January 23, 2013.
CSPP NTD Report cited in Neeraj Mistry. One year closer to ending neglected tropical diseases. Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. January 2013.
CSPP Report cited in Report on Social and Economic Impact of NTDs. Research America Blog. January 23, 2013.
CSPP Report cited in Kathryn McConnell. Preventing Tropical Diseases Good Bargain in Development. IIP Digital U.S. Department of State. January 17, 2013.
CSPP Report cited in Integrated Neglected Tropical Disease Control and Elimination Programs: A Global Health 'Best Buy'. Science Daily. January 17, 2013.
Jerry Norris write a letter to the editor Best Buy in Global health at a Cost of Pennis Per Person Financial Times. November 23, 2011.
Jerry Norris comments on Matthew Spitzer's article The Human Cost of Cutting Global Health Funding November 11th, 2011.
Millennium Development Goals Mask More Serious Health Challenges: Fixating on MDG health targets which largely have been met, ignores the adult population, the productive sector of any economy by Jeremiah Norris, September 23rd, 2010 Pajamas Media
Jeremiah Norris comments on Andrew Jack's article "New Superbug raises medical tourism fears" called "Hospitals not the Only Superbug Source" posted in the Financial Times August 17th, 2010
The Health Impact Fund by Jeremiah Norris. March 13, 2010 The Lancet
Forty Years of Misdirected Aid to Africa by Kacie Marano and Jeremiah Norris December 27, 2009 Pajamas Media
Health Cooperatives Are Not the Answer by Kacie Marano and Jeremiah Norris October 24, 2009 Pajamas Media
The Health Care Math Everyone Avoids by Jeremiah Norris Investors.com August 28th, 2009
Jeremiah Norris comments on Donald Light's article "Global Drug Discovery: Europe is Ahead" called "Apples to Apples" posted by Health Affairs: Policy Journal of Health Sphere August 26th, 2009
Foreign Aid for the Underpaid Is Mostly a Masquerade by Jeremiah Norris. April 15, 2009 Wall Street Journal
Quality Fears Over AIDS Generic Drugs by Jeremiah Norris. December 18, 2008 The Independent
Mbeki Cannot Take All the Blame Over Aids Deaths by Jeremiah Norris December 4, 2008 Financial Times
Treatment: Quality over Quantity by Jeremiah Norris December 4, 2008 China Post
Rank Medicines by Jeremiah Norris June 20, 2008 Financial Times
UN's Russian Roulette for Poor Patients by Jeremiah Norris June 4, 2008 Korea Times
Writing on the Wall for UNAIDS by Jeremiah Norris May 31, 2008 British Medical Journal
UN's Russian roulette for Poor Patients by Jeremiah Norris May 28, 2008 Daily Star (Egypt)
Events, Transcripts & Speeches
Jerry Norris was a panelist at Hudson Institute CSPP event in conjunction with the Sabin Institute on The Economic Case for Neglected Tropical Diseases Control and Elimination. January 17, 2013.
Jerry Norris was a panelist at Hudson Institute's event in conjunction with Amgen on Healthcare and Innovation in Japan on June 27th, 2011
Jerry Norris presented at the Global Health Council, World Bank/IFC, and USAID roundtable event on Development Assistance for Health during Economic Crisis. January 31st, 2011
Jeremiah Norris on eCancer TV speaking about the issue of Counterfeit Drugs that will Burden the Developing World as it tries to treat Cancer December 23, 2009
Presentation on The Macroeconomic Consequences of Chronic Diseases in Emerging Markets at PAHO Regional Workshop November 23-24, 2009
Presentation on Cancer: The Perils of Becoming the #1 Cause of Mortality in the World African Organization for Research & Training in Cancer Conference November 11-14 2009 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Health Cooperatives: A Viable Alternative to a Public Plan?… October 6, 2009, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Presentation on Coming to a Pharmacy Near You: A pandemic of Counterfeit/Substandard Drugs New Horizons in Cancer Treatment June 26-29, 2009 Lisbon, Portugal
Jeremiah Norris on Fox Business speaking about Health Cooperatives August 17th, 2009
Presentation on Burden of Chronic Diseases on Developing World March 31, 2009 Georgetown University
Presentation on Dependence of Outcomes on the Quality of Therapeutic Medicine LACORE Praia do Forte hosted by Novartis March 26th, 2009 Brazil