Health Services Research Colloquium
Each semester the colloquium features researchers from across the country discussing current topics and trends in the area of health services research.
Mondays, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.
118 Keller Building, University Park Campus
Fall 2015 Schedule
Monday, September 14
Mir Ali, Ph.D.
Health Economist, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
"The Role of Perceived Need and Health Insurance in Substance Abuse Treatment: Implications for the Affordable Care Act"
Monday, September 28
Amila Haviland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Statistics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
"Do 'Consumer-Directed' Health Plans Bend the Cost Curve Over Time?"
Monday, October 19
Jennifer Elston Lafata, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair, Social and Behavioral Health, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates"
Monday, November 16
Edward Norton, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
"Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus?"
The colloquium is co-sponsored by the Center for Health Care and Policy Research and the Department of Health Policy and Administration.