2010 - 2011 Calendar of Events

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held at Colonial Penn Center
Auditorium on Fridays, 12:00-1:30 pm.

For additional information, please contact Lissy Madden at 215-898-5611.

Note: Dates, times and locations are subject to change.
Please be certain to check back frequently for calendar updates.

SEPTEMBER
September 13
12:00-1:30 pm
Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St.
Room 265
CPHI/LDI Co-sponsored Health Policy Seminar
Howard Kunreuther, PhD
Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the Wharton School, Co-Director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Learning from Catastrophes: Strategies for Reaction and Response in Public Health
     
September 24
12:00-1:30 pm
Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut St.
Room 360
CPHI/LDI Co-sponsored Health Policy Seminar
Moderator: Arnold Rosoff
Professor of Legal Studies and Health Care Management at the Wharton School
Nan Feyler
Chief of Staff of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Calvin Johnson
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Temple Univeristy Health System, former Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Dalton Paxman
Regional Health Administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region

The Local, State and Regional Impact of Health Care Reform
       
September 30
5:00-7:00 pm
Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center at the Thomas Eakins House
1727-29 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia, PA
From Trauma to Triumph Closing Reception
The exhibit showcases photographs and moving social commentary from Philadelphia residents. highlighting the causes and consequences of health dispartities in our city. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker and MacArthur "Genius Award" winner Gretchen Berland, MD will speak at 6:00 pm on the power of Narrative in Public Health
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OCTOBER

October 1
12:00-1:30 pm
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, 3620 Locust Walk, Room 1203

 

Research Seminar
Vivian Ho, PhD
James A. Baker III Institute Chair, Institute of Public Policy; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University
Do Hospitals Shift Unreimbursed Costs to Private Payers?
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October 22

 

Research Seminar
Martin Gaynor, PhD
E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Public Policy,
H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management,
Carnegie Mellon University
Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service

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NOVEMBER
November 12

Research Seminar
Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics and the Hospitalist Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Copayments for cardiovascular drugs: is less more than enough?

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DECEMBER

December 3
9:00-10:00 am
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Room 1206



LDI/Division of General Internal Medicine Seminar
Thomas H. Lee, MD
Network President, Partners Healthcare System; Chief Executive Officer, Partners Community Healthcare, Inc; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Health Policy and Management,Harvard School of Public Health
Chaos and Organization in Healthcare

 
December 10
Houston Hall, Class of 1949 Auditorium
3417 Spruce Street

Charles C. Leighton, MD, Memorial Lecture
Susan Dentzer
Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs
Challenges of Communicating with the Public about Health Reform
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JANUARY
January 14

Health Policy Seminar
Lawrence R. Jacobs, PhD
Professor, Walter F. and Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies; Director, Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
From Situational Framing to Structural Framing: Health Care Reform and the Making of Public Opinion

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January 20
3:00-4:30 pm
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Room 1201


HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
PhD Candidate, Economics, Harvard University
Market Design when Firms Interact with Inertial Consumers: Evidence from Medicare Part D.


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January 26
10:30-12:00 pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F92


HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Amanda Starc
PhD Candidate, Business Economics, Harvard University


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January 28
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Room 1203

Research Seminar
Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy,
NYU School of Medicine, NYU Wagner School of Public Service
Obesity, Calorie Labeling and Behavioral Economics


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January 31
10:30-12:00 pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F92

HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Julia Adler-Milstein
PhD Candidate, Health Policy (Management Track), Harvard University

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FEBRUARY
February 1
3:00-4:30 pm
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Room 1201

HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Neale Mahoney
PhD Candidate, Economics, Stanford University


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February 2
10:30-12:00 pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F92

HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Jason Abaluck
PhD Candidate, Economics, MIT


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February 3
3:00-4:30 pm
Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, Room 1201

HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Lisa Kamran Bilir
PhD Candidate, Economics, Stanford University


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February 4 Research Seminar
Michael E. Chernew, PhD
Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Evaluation of the Alternative Quality Contract
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February 7
10:30-12:00 pm
Huntsman Hall, Room F92

HCMG/LDI Research Seminar
Marika Cabral
PhD Candidate, Economics, Stanford University


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February 11

Research Seminar
Thomas Buchmueller, PhD
Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Stability of Children's Insurance Coverage and Implications for Access to Care: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

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February 18 Research Seminar
Ernst R. Berndt, PhD
Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT Sloan Management
The Diversity of Concentrated Prescribing Behavior: An Application to Antipsychotics
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MARCH

March 18

Health Policy Seminar
Len Nichols, PhD
Director, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, Professor of Health Policy, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University
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APRIL
April 1 Research Seminar
Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Core Faculty Member, Center for Health Policy & Center for Primary Care and Research Outcomes, Stanford University
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April 8 Health Policy Seminar
Joel Benenson
President, Benenson Strategy Group
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April 15
Event has been canceled

Health Policy Seminar
Drew Altman, PhD
President & CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation
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April 22 Research Seminar
Jill R. Horwitz, JD, PhD
Louis and Myrtle Moskowitz Research Professor of Business and Law, University of Michigan Law School
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April 29 Research Seminar
Michelle Heisler MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine;
Assistant Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education,
School of Public Health, University of Michigan
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MAY
May 13

Alumni-Faculty Exchange
Panelist TBA

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