Seminar archives

The LDI runs two seminar series - the Health Policy Seminar Series and the Research Seminar Series. Below, is an archived list of our seminars.

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Health Policy Serminars

Research Seminar Archives


Alumni-Faculty Exchange Panel Discussion
The Economics and Politics of Employer-Sponsored Health Care


Robert S. Galvin, M.D.
Director, Global Health Care, General Electric
Update in Employer-Based Health Coverage: An Active Marketplace Returns


P. Roy Vagelos, M.D.
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck & Co., Inc, and author of Medicine, Science, and Merck
The Past and Future of the Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry


Samuel P. Martin III, MD, Memorial Lecture
Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.

Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health
Managing the Scientific Process


John M. Bertko, F.S.A., M.A.A.A.
Vice President and Chief Actuary, Humana
Risk Segmentation in Consumer-Directed Health Plans

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Andrew Webber
President and CEO, National Business
Coalition on Health Can Employers Drive Value-Based Purchasing?


Charles C. Leighton, MD, Memorial Lecture
Humphrey Taylor
Chairman, The Harris Poll®, Harris Interactive
Health Care Policy: The Issues We Should Be Debating


Kate R. Sullivan, M.H.S.A.
Director of Health Care Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Critical Issues in Health Coverage: The Challenge for Small Employers


Gerald M. Shea
Assistant to the President for Government Affairs, AFL-CIO
Quality Purchasing: A Strategy to Constrain Health Costs


Mark A. Kelley, M.D.
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Henry Ford Health System; Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Medical Group
Will Health Costs Bury American Manufacturing? A Report from Detroit




R. Lawrence Van Horn, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Sciences, Economics and Management, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester
Board Composition And Private Inurement In Nonprofit Organizations: Evidence From Hospitals
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James H. Cardon, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics Brigham Young University
The Effects of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising

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Pierre Azoulay, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Management
Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Medical Progress and Health Care Financing: Research in Academic Medical Centers Following the 1997 Medicare Cuts
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Elliot Fisher, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine, Co-Director VA Outcomes Group, Dartmouth Medical School
Spending and Quality: Is more really worse? Why might this be?

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John Ayanian, MD, MPP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Health Consequences of Uninsurance: Research Findings and Policy Implications

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Rosalie Kane, DSW
Professor, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health; member of the Graduate faculty, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Reinventing Long-Term Care for Older People in the United States
(co-sponsored by RAND/Hartford Center of Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research)
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Dalton Conley, PhD, MPA
Professor of Sociology, New York University, Director, Center for Advanced Social Science Research (CASSR), Adjunct Associate Professor of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
The Effect of Birth Weight on Literal (and Figurative) Life Chances
(co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania)
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Peter Ubel, MD
LDI Adjunct Senior Fellow
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Michigan
Whose Quality of Life Should Guide Policy?

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Archived Seminars 1998-2007:

2008-2009 Policy Seminar Theme: Health Policy Reform

2007-2008 Policy Seminar: Urban Health

2006-2007 Policy Seminar Theme: Global Health

2005-2006 Policy Seminar Them: The Impact of the Built, Social , and Natural Environment

2004-2005 Policy Seminar Theme: Linking Health Services Research, Policy and Practice

2002-2003 Policy Seminar Theme: How Can We Afford Prescription Drugs in the US? Cost, Quality, and Access

2001-2002 Policy Seminar Theme: Vulnerable Populations in American Health Care

From e-Commerce to e-HealthCare: The Challenges of the New Economy

Managed Care: The Next Generation

The Future of Government-Organized Healthcare

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