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David Shaywitz

David Shaywitz is a physician-scientist at a biopharmaceutical company, an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School.

Articles by David Shaywitz (page 1)

January 8, 2024 5:32 am

Giamatti for President!

Why today’s universities need leaders like Bart.
David Shaywitz
February 18, 2023 9:04 am

The Balance

Finding happiness in doing work, not escaping it.
David Shaywitz
February 11, 2022 5:30 am

The Dilemma of Brilliant Jerks

The departure of Biden’s incandescent, problematic science advisor.
David Shaywitz
January 16, 2021 5:30 am

Technology That Delivered

Signs of hope in Joe Biden’s choice of science advisor—and in the unleashed ingenuity that made it possible to rapidly…
David Shaywitz
December 3, 2020 5:01 am

Vaccines Don’t Protect People. Vaccination Does.

Implementation. Implementation. Implementation.
David Shaywitz
November 27, 2020 5:05 am

This Is How Biden Can Lead with Science

It starts with being mindful of your own priors.
David Shaywitz
November 19, 2020 5:17 am

The Marketing Theory Which Explains Why Trump Owns the GOP

It’s the emotion, Stupid.
David Shaywitz
November 11, 2020 5:04 am

How to Make Biden’s COVID Task Force Better

Biden is following the science. But he needs input from industry, too.
David Shaywitz
October 31, 2020 12:00 pm

Getting Better at Getting Better

COVID mortality is plummeting in the absence of a vaccine. New research highlights the value of incremental innovation.
David Shaywitz
October 20, 2020 5:14 am

Trump vs. Fauci

It's a fight we all lose.
David Shaywitz