20162017 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  8,  2016

Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Associate Dean for Research, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences VP Education and Research, Centers for Rehab Services


Preventing the transition of acute to chronic low back pain in primary care environments: The TARGET Trial

Room 305 Parkvale Building

September  15,  2016

Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA
Chief Innovation Officer, UPMC Executive Vice President, UPMC Enterprises


Life Changing Innovation: From Idea to Impact

Room 305 Parkvale Building

September  22,  2016

Joyce Chang, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics, and Clinical and Translational Science


Big data era: challenges and opportunities for biostatisticians

Room 305 Parkvale Building

September  29,  2016

Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Sponsored by: Center for Women's Health Research and Innovation


Using Implementation Science to Enhance Sexual Violence and Relationship Abuse Interventions

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  6,  2016

Amber E. Barnato, MD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management Director, Section of Decision Sciences Co-Director, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University Joint Program on Medical Decision Making in Life-threatening Illness


A Health Services Researcherís Excursion into Intervention Research: Lessons Learned from Four Clinical Trials

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  13,  2016

Elbert Huang, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director Center for Translational and Policy Research of Chronic Diseases Section of General Internal Medicine The University of Chicago


Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Older People with Comorbidities

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  20,  2016

Ann-Marie Rosland, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine University of Michigan Health System


All Hands on Deck: Family and Team-Centered Care for Adults with Chronic Conditions

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  27,  2016

Shyam Visweswaran, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics Associate Professor of Intelligent Systems, Clinical and Translational Science, and Computational Biology Director of Clinical and Translational Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics Co-Director, Informatics Component, Clinical and Translational Science Institute Biomedical Informatics Program Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program Biomedical Informatics Training Program Core Faculty University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


The Precision Medicine Initiative and Personalized Modeling for Precision Medicine

Room 305 Parkvale Building

October  27,  2016

Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH
Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Mountain Manor Residential Treatment Center, Clinician Behavioral Health Leadership Institute, Attending


Contextualizing Risk, Reducing Harms, and Improving Outcomes in Individuals with Opioid

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  3,  2016

Jodi Segal, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, and Epidemiology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health


Use and Overuse and Lessons Learned

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  10,  2016

Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Health Care Management, The Wharton School


The Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, Changing Clinician and Patient Behaviors to Improve Health Care Value and Outcomes

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  14,  2016

Elizabeth Skidmore PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA



Pepper Research Seminar

500 KAU

November  17,  2016

Kaleab Abebe, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (primary) Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health (secondary) Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science, School of Medicine (secondary) Director, Center for Clinical Trials and Data Coordination (CCDC) Co-Director, Career Education and Enhancement for Health Care Research Diversity (CEED) Program Statistician, Center for Research on Health Care Data Center


Creating an academic research organization to efficiently design, conduct, and analyze clinical trials: The Center for Clinical Trials & Data Coordination (CCDC)

Room 305 Parkvale Building

November  28,  2016

C. Elizabeth (Sarles) Shaaban, MPH



Pepper Research Seminar

500 KAU

December  1,  2016

Karen Hacker, MD, MPH
Director, Allegheny County Health Department Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Health Policy and Management and Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health Clinical Professor at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine


Screening Children for Behavioral Health: Using multiple methods to assess value

Room 305 Parkvale Building

December  8,  2016

Alex Federman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine, Graduate School of Biological Sciences Director of Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Not the House call of Yore: Leveraging the Home in the Era of Healthcare Reform

Room 305 Parkvale Building

December  15,  2016

Mark Roberts, MD, MPP
Professor of Health Policy & Management Professor of Medicine, Professor of Industrial Engineering Professor of Clinical and Translational Science Chair, Department of Health Policy & Management University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Director, Public Health Dynamics Lab


Integrating Data and Modeling: The Research Strategy of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory

Room 305 Parkvale Building

January  5,  2017

Ken Smith, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science


TBA

Room 305 Parkvale Building

January  12,  2017

Greg Cooper, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics and of Intelligent Systems Vice Chairman, Department of Biomedical Informatics University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


TBA

Room 305 Parkvale Building

January  19,  2017

Sanjay Patel, MD, PhD
Visiting Professor of Medicine Director, Sleep and Cardiovascular Outcomes Center Medical Director, UPMC Sleep Laboratory


TBA

Room 305 Parkvale Building

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