2016-2017 Seminar Series


Franziska Rokoske, PT, MS
Director, End-of-Life, Palliative, and Hospice Care (EPHC)
RTI International 

Lecture Title: "What Do We Know About Hospice Quality?"

Location: Room 245

View the video of Dr. Rokoske's lecture here.


James Rudolph, MD, MS 
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and   Practice, Brown School of Public Health
Director, The Center of Innovation in Long Term Services and Support (LTSS COIN)

Lecture title: "Pairing HSR with Practice: the VA LTSS Center of Innovation"

Location: Room 245

View the video of Dr. Rudolph's lecture here.


Peter Haas
Associate Director Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative Brown University

Lecture Title: "New Tech for Boomers the Coming Wave of Robotics in Elder Care"


Location: Room 245


Nancy L. Keating, MD, MPH
Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Associate Professor, Health Care Policy, HMS
Associate Physician, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Lecture Title: “Diffusion and Use of Bevacizumab in Oncology Practices” 

Location: Room 375


James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH
Section Chief, General Internal Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine

Lecture Title: "Economics of Mind-body Medicine"

Location: Room 375


Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Case Western University

Lecture Title: “Dementia and the arts: transdisciplinary perspectives through a public health policy lens”

View the lecture video here


Amresh Hanchate, PhD
Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine,
Health Economist, VA Boston Healthcare 

Lecture Title: "Determinants of Hospital Destination for ED Care"

Location: Room 375


Joshua Salomon, PhD
Professor of Global Health
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Lecture Title: “Decision analysis and simulation modeling for public health policy”

Location: Room 245


Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations

Lecture Title:  “Reducing Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Homes:  A Tale of Two Intervention Studies”

Location: Room 245


Christine W. Hartmann, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Boston University School of Public Health and Research Health Scientist, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Bedford VA Medical Center

Lecture Title: “Quality improvement and research: how to build on existing strengths” 

View the lecture video here

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