2016-2017 HEW Archives


Spring 2017 Schedule

March 30, 2017

April 6, 2017
Risha Gidwani, DrPH
Health Economist, VA Health Economics Resource Center
Health System Organization and Financing & Quality of End-of-Life Care

April 13, 2017
Lotte Steuten, PhD, MSc
Associate Faculty Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Can early stage economic evaluation accelerate patient access to high-value healthcare innovations?

April 20, 2017
Sayeh Nikpay, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University
Hospital Responses to the 340B Drug Discount Program, 2000-2014

Alan Zaslavsky, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
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April 27, 2017

May 4, 2017
Meghan Skira, PhD
Assistant Professor, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health

May 11, 2017
Elaine Hill, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester
Does shale gas development impact infant health through drinking water?

May 18, 2017
Florence Tangka, PhD, MS
Health Economist, Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, CDC
Economic Evaluations of CDC's Colorectal Cancer Programs

May 25, 2017
Amanda Starc, PhD
Associate Professor, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Business
A Dose of Managed Care: Efficiency and Coordination in Medicaid Drug Benefits

Winter 2017 Schedule

January 5, 2017

January 12, 2017
Nina Gao, MD-PhD Candidate
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Specialist Interests and Medicare Reimbursement: Evidence from the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale

January 19, 2017
Jennifer Ghandhi, MD-PhD Candidate
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Unemployment and health: evidence from the Great Recession

January 26, 2017
Keith Green, PhD Student
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Exploring the Impact of Biomedical Prevention Approaches on the Institutional Logics of HIV Prevention

February 2, 2017
Robert Nocon, PhD Student
Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago
Effects of Medicaid Managed Care on Health Services Use

February 9, 2017
Diane Alexander
Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Check Up Before You Check Out: Retail Clinics, Preventive Care, and Emergency Room Use

February 16, 2017 *in KCBD Room 1101
Ann Geiger, MPH, PhD
Deputy Associate Director, Healthcare Delivery Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
Enhancing Healthcare Delivery Research at the National Cancer Institute

February 23, 2017
Pierre Leger, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
Physician Practice Style and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Emergency Departments

March 2, 2017
Rachel Sachs, JD, MPH
Associate Professor, Washington University School of Law
Innovative Contracting for Pharmaceuticals and Medicaid’s Best-Price Rule

March 9, 2017
Martin Hackmann, PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Medicaid and Financial Health

Fall 2016 Schedule

October 6, 2016
Brian Tuohy, PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago
'If only I had those 9 digits': On the Power of Undocumented Status in Healthcare

October 13, 2016

October 20, 2016

October 27, 2016
Karl Bilimoria, MD/MS
Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
Are the Stars Aligned? Improving CMS Public Reporting and Pay-for-Performance Programs

November 3, 2016

November 10, 2016
Zack Cooper, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and of Economics, Yale University
Politics, Medicare Payments, and Hospital Behavior

November 17, 2016
Marisa Domino, PhD
Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Do timely mental health services reduce recidivism among prison releasees with severe mental illness?