HRP 283 - Research in Progress Seminar (RIP) - Archive


We hope you find this series of research talks by faculty in, or affiliated with, HRP and CHP/PCOR interesting.

If you have questions please feel free to contact:
Corinna Haberland, MD, MS
T138C, Redwood Bldg.
Dept. of Health Research and Policy
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 498-5232 or

Please be sure to sign in (on the sign-in sheet) at every session you attend.
In order to receive credit (one unit) for the quarter you must attend the talks – a maximum of two (2) absences is allowed.

Make sure you are connected to course info via the Canvas ( site for HRP 283.  Announcements pertinent to HRP 283 enrollees will be sent out via this site.


CHP/PCOR Conference Room
117 Encina Commons
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Spring 2016 (3/30/2016 - 6/1/2016)

Date Speaker Title of Talk

Karen Eggleston, PhD
Senior Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Director of the Asia Health Policy Program, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

The Impact of Health Insurance on Survival: Evidence from NCMS in Rural China

John (Jack) W. Rowe
Professor, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Adjunct Affiliate at the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Columbia University

Metrics for an Aging Society

Heidi J. Larson, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, LSHTM
Associate Clinical Professor, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle
Fellow at the Chatham House Centre on Global Health Security

**Session co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health**

The State of Vaccine Confidence: A Global Perspective

James Hammitt, PhD
Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences, Harvard University
Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis

Valuing Non-fatal Health Risks: Monetary and Health-Utility Measures
4/27 Matthew Bonds, PhD
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University
Blaustein Visiting Assistant Professor - Earth System Science, Stanford University
Advancing a Science for Sustaining Health: a New Platform in Madagascar
5/4 Doug Owens, MD, MS
Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Senior Investigator at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Professor of Medicine
Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy and of Management Science and Engineering
Director of the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Screening for Breast Cancer: New Guidelines, Old Controversies
5/11 Benjamin Seligman, MD/PhD candidate
Tuljapurkar Lab, Department of Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Inequality Among and Length of Life Spans are not the Same
5/18 Geir Hiller Holom, MD
Visiting Scholar at Stanford School of Medicine (CHP/PCOR),
from University of Oslo
Which Patients Receive Surgery in For-Profit and Non-Profit Hospitals in a Universal Health System?
5/25 Yu-Chu Shen, PhD
Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Adjunct Affiliate, PCOR, Stanford
The Effect of Emergency Department Closure on Treatment, Access and Health Outcomes among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

End-quarter period


No seminar

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

For latest speaker, title and abstract information, it can also be found at CHP/PCOR @