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Jeremy Shiffman

  • Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Health Policy


  • Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • School of Advanced International Studies

Jeremy Shiffman is a political scientist who researches the politics of health policy-making in low-income countries and in global health governance. He applies political and social science theories to improve analysis of health policy-making.

Shiffman's research considers how the political interests of governments, advocates, and organizations affect which issues receive attention, which policies get adopted, and how these policies are implemented. He has conducted research in Asia, Africa, and Latin America on many policy issues, including maternal mortality, newborn survival, the provision of surgical care, violence against children, communicable diseases, and health systems strengthening.

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