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Leatherman contributes to National Academy of Sciences report on health care around the globe

September 12, 2018 Sheila Leatherman, professor of health policy and management, served on a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine study committee whose recent report identified possible pathways for widespread improvement to global quality of health care issues. In low- and middle-income countries, between 5.7 and 8.4 million deaths occur each year from poor quality of care.