"Over the next two years, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will support the Microclinic International research team as they discover new insights about the rural Kentucky project and another Microclinic International research site in Jordan."
(SAN FRANCISCO, September 15, 2013) -- Dr. Eric Ding, the Director of Epidemiology at Microclinic International, co-authored a study on universal healthcare coverage, which appeared online in Health Policy in August, 2013. His report "Evidenced Formal Coverage Index and universal healthcare enactment" is a longitudinal study of economic, social, and political predictors of 194 countries adopting universal healthcare.
(SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2013) -- Dr. Eric Ding, the Director of Epidemiology at Microclinic International, co-authored a landmark study on “The State of US Health, 1990-2010: Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors” in the July 10, 2013 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Leila Makarechi, the COO and SVP of Program Management at Microclinic International, spoke at TEDxColumbiaSIPA on February 15, 2013 at Columbia University in New York. In her talk titled "Contagious Health" Makarechi speaks about the how 75% of the world's population will die of chronic diseases, and what steps we can take to improve the behaviors of our social networks to reduce the impact of chronic diseases.
(San Francisco, CA) 25 January 2013: A.W. (Tom) Clausen, a former president of the World Bank and CEO of Bank of America, died in Burlingame, California on January 22, 2013. Mr. Clausen was one of the earliest and strongest supporters of Microclinic International, a non-profit organization founded in 2005 with the aim of revolutionizing the way deadly diseases are prevented and managed around the world. The Clausen Fellowships at Microclinic International were named in honor of Mr. Clausen and his wife Helen Clausen.
Dr. Eric Ding, Microclinic International's Director of Epidemiology, was interviewed by CCTV News on January 20, 2013 about the global obesity epidemic. He spoke about factors that drive obesity and diabetes in China and the United Arab Emirates.