News coverage related to our research:
Press Release (March 31, 2014) - INFORMS announces CDC Wins Edelman Award, Leading Prize in Analytics, Operations Research for Polio Eradication, which recognized the analytical contributions from Kid Risk, Inc. over a decade of collaboration.
News (March 21, 2014) - Deeva Berera wins the top presentation award and a poster award at the UCF College of Medicine for work with Dr. Thompson.
Press Release (December 17, 2013) - INFORMS issues a press release for the 2014 Franz Edelman Prize, which includes Kid Risk as one of the world's best analytical teams selected as a finalist for this prestigious award!
Bill Gates and Bill Clinton edit the December 2013 issue of Wired that includes an article about The Surge, which references Kid Risk research.
Press Release (January 22, 2011): Economic benefits of the global polio eradication initiative estimated at $40-50 billion - also posted by the GPEI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Press Release (May 6, 2010): Expert on Children's Risks Tells Parents Not to Worry About the Facebook Pampers Diaper Rash 'Scare' - Check out Dr. Thompson's public health perspective on the Pampers Dry Max diaper rash "scare" and read some of the media coverage, including the press release issued by Pampers following the statements by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada finding no link between the diapers and the severe diaper rash claims.
The Toxic Paradox (New York Times Magazine)
Officials expect to complete plan today to eradicate polio
urgent meeting of WHO backed by Harvard study (Boston Globe)
Polio eradication a worthwhile goal, says study (CBC News)
New plan aims to eradicate polio WHO seeks support from affected nations (International Herald Tribune)
Polio: No cheap way out (Science Magazine)
Eradicating polio a better option than extended control of the disease (Science Daily)
Polio vaccine savings (AAAS Science Update)
Prevention: It just makes cents (Harvard Public Health Review)
Billions of dollars saved in U.S. by polio vaccination (Science Daily)
Also, keep up to date on polio news from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and its partners