2017-2018 Seminar Series

9/20/17

John B. Wong, MD 
Professor of Medicine and Physician, 
Department of Medicine
Director, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Tufts CTSI, Tufts Medical Center

Lecture Title: "What do epidemiology, comparative effectiveness, and behavioral economics have to do with breast cancer screening?"

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10/04/17

Joe Cappelleri, MPH, PhD
Executive Director of Biostatistics
Pfizer, Inc and
Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics,
Brown University

Lecture Title: "Applying the Rasch Model to Validate and Interpret a Kidney Symptom Index for Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma"

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11/07/17

Eric Tchetgen, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiologic Methods
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University 

Lecture Title: "Instrumental Variable Methods to Account for Non-Response Bias in Household HIV Testing Studies"

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11/29/17

Karen R.  Sepucha, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Harvard University

Lecture Title: "Shared Decision Making: Lessons from practice"

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2/07/18

Anna Sinaiko, MPP, PhD
Research Scientist
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University

Lecture Title: “The impact of Reference-Based Pricing for imaging services on choice of provider and spending in a national health plan”


4/04/18

William Hsiao, PhD
K.T. Li Research Professor of Economics
Department of Health Policy and Management
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard Global Health Institute
Harvard University

Lecture Title: "Why the USA will adopt Medicare for All"


5/02/18 

Daria Pelech, PhD
Principal Analyst
Congressional Budget Office
Washington D.C.

Lecture Title: "New Duals? Testing for a Welcome Mat Effect from the Affordable Care Act among Medicare Beneficiaries"

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