Research in Progress Seminar (RIP)

CHP/PCOR Conference Room
117 Encina Commons, Room 119

Wednesday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (unless otherwise indicated)
(Tel: 650-723-5456)

Fall 2010 (9/22/2010 - 12/1/2010)

Date Speaker Title of Talk
Clay Bavinger
Stanford Health Policy Research Assistant
Ahmed Bayoumi
Professor of General Internal Medicine at University of Toronto
Nicole Wein
Manisha Desai
Clinical Asso Prof; Director of the Quantitative Sciences Unit
Vandana Sundaram
SHP Assistant Director of Research
Eran Bendavid
SHP Associate
Douglas K Owens
SHP Core Faculty Member
Comparative Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV: An Assessment of the Cardiac Risk from Older Agents and the Cost Effectiveness of Newer Agents (Abstract)
Karen Eggleston
Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Quality Adjustment for Healthcare Spending on Chronic Disease: Evidence from Diabetes Treatment, 1999-2009 (Abstract)
Mucio Kit Delgado
Post Doctoral Scholar in School of Medicine
Clinical Instructor in Surgery, Emergency Medicine
Helicopter Transport for Trauma Patients: Utilization, Effectiveness, and Cost-Effectiveness in the U.S. (Abstract)
Jon-Erik Holty, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in Department of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
Adjunct Associate of Stanford Health Policy (CHP/PCOR)
Staff Physician, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Section)
Kelvin Tan, MSE
PhD Candidate, Management Science and Engineering Department
Is CPAP Always the Answer? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Treatment Modalities for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Abstract)
Emily Lancsar, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University Business School and Institute of Health and Society
Deriving distributional weights for Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) through discrete choice experiments (Abstract)
Sarah Horwitz
Professor of Pediatrics and CHP/PCOR core faculty member
Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms: A Four Site Collaborative Study (Abstract)
Joshua Rolnick, ScB, JD
MD candidate
John Vorhies, BA
MD candidate
Legal Restrictions and Abortion Complication Rates (Abstract)
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford
Core Faculty Member at the Center for Health Policy/PCOR, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Stanford Center on Longevity
Committing to Exercise: Contract Design for Virtuous Habit Formation (Abstract)
Crystal Smith-Spangler
VA Physician Fellow in Health Services Research and Development
Health Insurance, Catastrophic Medical Spending, and Diabetes Treatment in Developing Countries (Abstract)
No seminar
Thanksgiving week
12/1* (Special session)
Marika Cabral
Econ PhD candidate
Claim Timing and Ex Post Insurance Selection: Evidence from Dental "Insurance" (Abstract)
RSVP required
Shripad Tuljapurkar
James Holland Jones
Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography: Mortality Analysis and Forecasting (Info)

*Please note: All research in progress seminars are off-the-record. Any information about methodology and/or results are embargoed until publication.

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