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)

Spring 2009 (4/1/2009 - 6/3/2009)

Date Speaker Title of Talk
Margaret Brandeau, PhD
Professor of Management Science & Engineering
and, by courtesy, of Medicine
(Primary Care & Outcomes Research)
Eva Enns
Graduate student, Electrical Engineering
Thomas Igeme
Undergraduate, Management Science and Engineering
Evaluating the Effect of Concurrent Partnership Reduction on the Spread of HIV in Africa
Eran Bendavid, MD
CHP/PCOR Trainee in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Fellowship in Health Care Research and Policy
Can we really treat our way out of the HIV epidemic in Africa?
Crystal Smith-Spangler, MD
VA Physician Fellow in Health Services Research and Development and CHP/PCOR Trainee
The Desalinization of the American Diet: The Cost-Effectiveness of Strategies to Reduce the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
Joseph Newhouse, PhD
John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management
Chair, Committee on Higher Degrees in Health Policy Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
*Special RIP seminar
Location and time: same as RIP
Medicare Part D and Health Care Spending
Paul Sharek, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine; Medical Director of Quality Management and Chief Clinical Patient Safety Officer, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital; and CHP/PCOR Associate
The North Carolina Harm Study: Validating the IHI Global Trigger Tool (GTT) as a Potential National Harm Measure
Chia-Ling Yang
J.S.M. Candidate 2009 in the Stanford Program in International Legal Studies
Stanford Law School
Taking it to Court, or Taking it to the Streets? How Do General Practitioners in Taiwan Handle Disputes with the Government-Run Universal Health Plan
Barrett Levesque, MD
Trainee, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Fellowship in Health Care Research and Policy
Candidate, Master of Science in Health Services Research
Cost-effectiveness of Diagnostic Testing in Crohn's Disease
Daniela Perlroth, MD
Fellow in Health Care Research and Policy, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Cost-effectiveness of Social Distancing and Antivirals for the Mitigation of Pandemic Influenza in a U.S. Community
Stefanos Zenios, PhD, MA
Associate Professor and Spence Faculty Scholar for 2004-2005 in the Graduate School of Business and CHP/PCOR Associate
A Nonparametric Method for Surviving Forecasting, with Application to Kidney Transplant and Waitlist Survival
Randall Stafford, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center and CHP/PCOR Fellow
National Patterns of Off-Label Medication Use: Relationship to Evidence and Contribution to U.S. Health Care Costs
Christina Gathmann, PhD, MA
Post-doctoral Fellow with the Stanford Center for Longevity
Gorbachev's Anti-Alcohol Campaign and the Russian Mortality Crisis

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