New US$100,000 Prize
The Roux Prize rewards bold action to improve population health through disease burden evidence. Nominations close March 31, 2014.
Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties Anniversary Event at the White House
First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama cited IHME research in a discussion about the importance of community action toward eating healthier and increasing physical activity. After her remarks, IHME Director Christopher Murray presented results on US life expectancy, obesity, and physical activity from three papers published today in two medical journals, the Journal of the American Medical Association and Population Health Metrics.
Click here to access a transcribed copy of the First Lady's remarks.