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Judith Ladinsky
June 16, 1938 - January 12, 2012

Judith Ladinsky was a professor of the Department of Preventive Medicine. She was Director of the Office of International Health Affairs in the Medical School, and  was the national chair of the US Committee for Scientific Cooperation with Vietnam and Laos. She taught courses about primary care and rural health care delivery in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, and the organization of Health Services and International Health.  She conducted extensive research on a variety of health care topics in Vietnam, most recently on malaria, diabetes and Japanese encephalitis.

Selected Publications:
-- "Japanese Encephalitis Among Hospitalized Pediatric and Adult Patients with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Hanoi, Vietnam" in American Journal of Tropical Medicine, volume 28 (3), l998.
-- "Changes in the Health Care System in Vietnam with Respect to the Emerging Market Economy" in the Journal of Public Health Policy. in press.
-- "Village Based Primary Care in the Central Highlands of Vietnam" in the Social Science and Medicine. in press.


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