Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration and Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago and a nonresident Fellow of the Century Foundation.


Harold Pollack

Mark Kleiman, 1951–2019 Read more



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Incremental changes to existing gun laws could help deter mass shootings and gun homicides.  Read more

Health and Social Policy


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Why we need it, how we should improve it. Read more

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We need to make deinstitutionalization work for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read more

, Working in America

Genetic screening is more accessible than ever, and health-care providers are scrambling to catch up. Read more


The temporary federal high-risk pools won't reach most of the medically uninsured. Read more

Special Report

Stimulus spending couldn't have hit the ground fast enough to avert the current swine flu crisis. But moderate senators -- including new Democrat Arlen Specter -- still have a lot to answer for in terms of their lack of support for local public-health funding. Read more


Navigating a family health emergency, one policy expert learns it's not just doctors who make mistakes--systems can make them worse. Read more