20182019 Health Services Research Seminar Series

The weekly Health Services Research Seminar Series sponsored by the Center for Research on Health Care, VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, and RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute will be held every Thursday at noon from September thru May.

Please join us for a year of informative, interactive, and interesting presentations!

If you are interested in presenting data at an upcoming session, would like more information about the series, or would like to join our e-mail list, click here.

Upcoming Events


September  6,  2018

Daniel E. Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery Staff Surgeon, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System


Surgical Frailty: A Powerful Tool for Improved Perioperative Decision Making

Room 305 Parkvale Building

September  13,  2018

Melissa W. Wachterman, MD, MPH, MSc



Living and Dying with End-Stage Renal Disease Prognostication and Decision Making About Dialysis, Hospice Use, and Quality of End-of-Life Care

Parkvale Building, Room 305

September  20,  2018

Julie Donohue, PhD



Anatomy of inpatient opioid prescribing

Parkvale Building Room 305

September  27,  2018

Jennifer Erves, PhD, MA.Ed, MS, CHES, Hirut Gebrekkristos, PhD, MPH, and Alexandra Perez, PharmD, MS
Jennifer Erves, PhD, MA.Ed, MS, CHES


Research from the Expanding National Capacity in PCOR through Training Program

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  4,  2018

Harold Alan Pincus, M.D.



Behavioral Health and the Quality Measurement Industrial Complex: Bambi meets Godzilla?

Parkvale Building, Room 305

October  11,  2018

Raul Valdes-Perez, PhD
CEO & co-founder, OnlyBoth Inc. Adjunct Scientist, CMU LTI


Achieving Unprecedented Transparency in Healthcare Performance: Re-thinking Data-Driven Benchmarking, Automating it with AI, and Applying it to Provider Datasets.

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  18,  2018

David Mike, FSA, MAAA
Consulting Actuary, Milliman


TBD

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  25,  2018

Jayaram Srinivasan Brindala, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine Pittsburgh, PA Public Health & General Preventive Medicine Senior Medical Director at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Addressing Health Disparities

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  1,  2018

Colleen Judge



Contraceptive access, use, and reproductive outcomes among women Veterans

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  8,  2018

Teresa Hagan Thomas
Assistant Professor Health Promotion & Development


Strong Together: Leveraging a Motivational Decision-Making Program to Teach Women with Advanced Cancer Skills to Self-Advocate

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  15,  2018

Timothy Anderson



Beyond the guidelines: Leveraging observational data to understand variation in cardiovascular care delivered to older adults

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  29,  2018

Walid Gellad, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine


Implications of Dual VA and Medicare Prescription Use on Opioid Safety and Overdose

Room 305, Parkvale Building

December  6,  2018

Hailey W. Bulls, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Health Outcomes & Behavior Moffitt Cancer Center


The Burden of Pain

Room 305 Parkvale Building

December  13,  2018

Jonathan Arnold, MD, MSE
Clinical Instructor of Medicine


TBD

Room 305 Parkvale Building

February  7,  2019

Dana Tudorascu, PhD
Associate Professor Internal Medicine & Brain Imaging Analytics and Cognition & Geriatric Psychiatry Neuroimaging


TBD

Room 305 Parkvale Building

March  21,  2019

Hawre Jalal



TBD

Room 305 Parkvale Building

April  25,  2019

CEED Scholars



TBD

Room 305 Parkvale Building

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