2015-2016 Seminar Series


Emily F. Oster, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Professor International and Public Affairs
Brown University

Lecture Title: "Diabetes and Diet: Behavioral Response and the Value of Health"


Julie Robison, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Connecticut
UConn Center on Aging

Lecture Title: "Connecticut's Money Follows the Person Demonstration: A Successful University - State Agency Partnership"

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Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School 
Chief Quality and Safety Officer at Partners HealthCare

Lecture Title: "Quality of Care in the Indian Health Service"


Nancy Kressin, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine 

Lecture Title:  “Unequal Lives, Unequal Treatment, Unequal Outcomes:  Transforming Good Intentions into Meaningful Action to Address Health Disparities” 

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Terri Fried, MD
Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)
Yale School of Medicine

Lecture Title: "Promoting Advance Care Planning as a Healthy Behavior"

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Ben Sommers, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy an Economics
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Lecture Title: "Medicaid Expansion versus the Private Option: Changes in Access to Care, Churning and Health"


Carrie Colla, PhD
Associate Professor
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Geisel School of Medicine

Lecture Title: "Effects of ACOs on High Cost, High Need Elderly"


Marcella Nunez Smith, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
Founding Director of Equity and Research Innovation Center (ERIC).

Lecture Title: "Using Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Principles to Shape a Local and Global Health Equity Research Portfolio"

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