The Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research hosts an informal seminar series as a venue for investigators and staff to present their work, present new ideas, to brainstorm, and to present information pertinent to all, such as review of benefits.
The Brown Bag series convenes during September through June on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in Conference Room 636 between Noon-1:00 pm at 121 S. Main Street.
For more information, or if you are interested in presenting at this venue, please contact the series organizer Becky_Genberg@Brown.Edu.
Brown Bag Presentation Schedule - 2015-2016 Academic Year will be determined soon. Below is the 2014-15 Academic Brown Bag Schedule.
|September 16, 2014
||Durable Medical Equipment, Medicare Spending & The Choices Our Seniors Make|
|September 24, 2014 at 4 PM||Albert Siu, MD, MSPH is our featured speaker for the 28th Annual Katz Lecture. This lecture will take place in Conference Room 245 at 4 PM.||Saving Medicare: The Defining Domestic Policy Challenge for Our Generation|
|October 7, 2014
||Breathing room in monitored space: Opportunities for privacy in boundary management|
|October 21, 2014
Rescheduled to November 25th due to Building's Power Outage
|Australia's Closing the Gap Initiative: Evaluating Drug Copayment Reductions among Indigenous Australians|
|November 4, 2014
|| Dueling reasons for dual-eligibility: Hospitalizations, out-of-pocket costs and Medicaid enrollment among Medicare beneficiaries
|November 18, 2014
||More than a Meal: Results from a Pilot Randomized Control Trial of a Home-Delivered Meals Program|
|November 25, 2014||Amal Trivedi||Australia's Closing the Gap Initiative: Evaluating Drug Copayment Reductions among Indigenous Australians|
|December 2, 2014
|| The Swedish Health Care System: Is there anything to learn?
|December 16, 2014
|January 6, 2015
||Momotazur "Shantu" Rahman
||Does Size Matter? Nursing Home Scale and Post-Acute Outcomes|
|January 20 2015
||Conditional economic incentives to reduce HIV risks in Mexico: Results from a randomized controlled pilot|
|February 3, 2015
||Medical Care Linkage Experience for Individuals with HIV leaving Prison in Rhode Island and North Carolina|
|February 17, 2015
||The effect of Nursing Home and Hospital prevalence of C.difficile on risk of Infection
|March 3, 2015
||Preliminary Results from MEDICC project|
|March 17, 2015
||Aging in Peru: Anthropological Perspectives|
|April 7, 2015||Cancelled
|April 21, 2015||Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez||Quality of chronic disease and preventive care for Hispanic adults in Medicare Advantage plans in Puerto Rico and the United States.”|
|May 5, 2015
||Retention-in-care among HIV-Positive Adults in Urban Ethiopia: A Mixed-Methods Study, 2005-2011
|May 19, 2015
||Transitions into Young Adulthood: Effect of the ACA on Health Insurance Coverage of Children with Disabilities|
|June 2, 2015
An Important Refresher for Working with Confidential Data at the Center: Policies, Procedures, and Current Data Holdings