In this article, GeekWire reporter Lisa Stiffler talks to Dr. Christopher Murray about the establishment of the Institute of Health Metrics and evaluation, but also what makes him tick.
The department will encourage collaborative efforts to guide global health policies with sound data.
Aim is to measure and understand elements that affect human health, incorporating perspectives of epidemiology, demography, statistics, and other disciplines.
Across King County is a great disparity in the health quality of residents in different neighborhoods. Disparities in life expectancy are as high as 18 years for men and 14 years for women.