HSR Seminar Series

The 2018-2019 Health Services Research (HSR) Seminar Series 

The Health Services Research Seminar Series is hosted by the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice with funding from the Charles K. Colver Lectureship. The goal of the series is to expose graduate students, post-docs, and faculty both in the School of Public Health and across Brown University to cutting-edge research in a variety of health services research-related areas. This includes gerontology, quality measurement, quality improvement, health economics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, mental health, comparative effectiveness research, behavioral economics and a variety of more methods focused topics of relevance to health services research.

The seminars take place throughout the academic year and feature leading health services researchers from the New England region and across the US.

                All lectures held in the School of Public Health

                                         Open to the public

     4:00 - 5:00 pm

              121 South Main Street|Second Floor

Sponsored by the Charles K. Colver Lectureship  


Jane Ann Driver, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Harvard University
Boston, MA 

(Room 245)


Signe Peterson Flieger, PhD, MSW 
Tufts Health Plan Professor of Health Care Policy Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Lecture Title: "A Mixed Methods Approach to Studying Health Care Organizations: Structures, Culture, and Implementation"

(Room 245)



Dan Ollendorf, PhD  
Chief Scientific Officer
Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
Boston, MA

(Room 245)


Junenette L. Peters, PhD
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health
Boston University

(Room 245)



Yvette C. Cozier, D.Sc. 
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Boston University School of Public Health
Boston University

Lecture Title: “The Black Women's Health Study (BWHS): A Follow-Up Study of Black /African American Women”

 (Room TBA)


Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., MPH  
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Milton and Shirley F. Levy Family Chair
Director, Aging Brain Center, Institute for Aging Research
Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA

(Room TBA)



Margarita Alegria, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Medicine & Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Disparities Research Unit, Department of Medicine, 
Massachusetts General Hospital

(Room TBA)


Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, MS, Ed
Professor, Community Health and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
City University of New York, New York, NY