Health Research and Policy

Research in Progress Seminar (RIP)

Department of Health Research and Policy
HRP Redwood Building, Room T138-B
259 Campus Drive

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

Spring 2008 (April 2–June 4)
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Kanaka Shetty, MD, MS
CHP/PCOR Trainee in the Veterans Affairs' Fellowship in Ambulatory Care Practice and Research
Changes in U.S. Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Following Smoking Bans
Lynn B Davis, MD
CHP/PCOR Trainee in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Fellowship in Health Care Research and Policy
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Carrier Couples of Cystic Fibrosis
Grant Miller, MD, MPP
Asst Professor of Medicine
Asst Prof, by courtesy, of Economics and of HRP
CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member
Health Insurance for the Poor in Latin America: Experience with Colombia's "Subsidized Regime"
Dena Bravata, MD, MS
CHP/PCOR Senior Research Scholar
Jon-Erik Holty. MD
Fellow, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Evaluating the Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Sleep
Swati Tole, MD
Candidate, Master of Science in Health Services Research
CHP/PCOR Trainee in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Fellowship Training Program
Cost-Effectiveness of Treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Stephanie Bailey, MD
Post Doctoral Scholar, Radiology
Bronislava Sigal, PhD
Engineering Research Asso, Radiology
Sylvia Plevritis, PhD
Asso Prof (Resarch), Radiology
Impact of Tumor Volume Doubling Time and Breast Density on Mammography Sensitivity in Woman Ages 40 to 49 Years
Seema Jayachandran, PhD
Assistant Professor, Economics
Life Expectancy and Educational Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines
Sean Young
Candidate, PhD in Psychology;
MS in Health Services Research
The HIV Testing Masquerade: Concealing an Interest to Test for HIV
Margaret L. Brandeau, PhD
Prof of Management Science and Engineereing and, by courtesy, of Medicine (Primary Care & Outcomes Research)
Mathematical Modeling and Public Health: A Little Help Can Go a Long Way
Nayer Khazeni, MD
Candidate, Master of Science in Health Services Research
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center
Public Health Strategies for the Next Influenza Pandemic
Kacey Ballard; Hal Ersner-Hershfield
Investing in the Future You: Delay Discounting in Younger and Older Adults
Sarah Purdy
Consultant Senior Lecturer
University of Bristol
Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: Policy and Analysis from the NHS

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