Cancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting
Topic: Hope and Advance Care Planning in Advanced Cancer
Speaker: Michael Cohen, MD
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: A638 Public Health or Skype
Details: Please feel free to bring lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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Created On Friday, December 13, 2019
HPM Seminar Series
Speaker: Ian Barbash, MD, MS
Topic: “Evaluating US national sepsis health policy”
Topic: Challenges of Evaluating the Impact of Caregiver Support on Health Outcomes
Speaker: Women's Cancer Research Collaborative: Drs. Heidi Donovan, Grace Campbull, Young Ji Lee, and Teresa Thomas
Speaker: Mara Hollander
Speaker: Evan Cole, PhD
The Dawn Gideon Lecture is an annual educational event funded by the Dawn Gideon Foundation and conducted in cooperation with the HPM Alumni Association and made possible by the contributing sponsorship of the Healthcare Council of Western PA.
Topic: Undertreatment of Prostate Cancer in Rural Residents
Speaker: Avi Maganty, MD, Department of Urology, UPMC
Speakers: Coleman Drake, PhD and Marian Jarlenski, PhD, MPH
David Wallace, MD, MPH
HPM doctoral candidate Tumader Khouja will be defending her dissertation, "Oral Health Epidemiology and Policy in Disadvantaged Populations."
HPM doctoral candidate Ilinca Metes will be defending her dissertation, "Variation in Diffusion of Prescription Drugs: Mechanisms and Cost Implications."
Hayley Germack, PhD, MHS, RN
Topic: Medicaid expansion and the Health Insurance Marketplace: effects on cancer diagnoses in the United States
Speaker: Lauren Lin, MD Candidate 2020
Richard Frank, professor of health economics and health care policy at Harvard, wil discuss drug pricing proposals relevant to the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election. Frank will draw upon his experience serving in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss advantages and pitfalls of these proposals. Lunch will be served.
Howard Degenholtz, PhD
HPM doctoral candidate Raymond Van Cleve will be defending his dissertation, "Home and Community Based Services: Who is Using Them and Can They Prevent Hospital Admissions?"
Join the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) on the evening of Thursday, June 6 at the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse for a panel discussion on Technology Innovation Changing the Face of Healthcare Delivery. Advance registration is encouraged.
Bradley Stein will examine some of the challenges in responding to the opioid crisis, review the effects of commonly implemented policies, describe challenges in implementing an evaluating policies addressing the opioid crisis, and discuss opportunities for future approaches to the evolving crisis.
Topic: "Financial Toxicity in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors"
Speaker: Leila Mady, MD, PhD, MPH; Resident, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
Pitt's prestigious Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar Series features compelling presentations that showcase some of the best research being done by junior faculty in the biomedical sciences. Hawre Jalal, MD, PhD, assistant professor of health policy and management and researcher with the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory will present his work on the “Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic in the United States, 1979-2016” from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Lecture Room 6 of Scaife Hall for approximately 50 minutes. The presentation will be followed by a short question-and-answer session led by Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Art Levine.
Speaker: Tumader Khouja, PhD candidate
Topic: “Spillover Effects of Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits on Children’s Use of Preventive Dental Services”
Speaker: Lyn Robertson, DPH, MSN, BSN; Associate Director, Health Equity and Community Outreach & Engagement, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Invited Speaker: Brendan Saloner, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Topic: "Finding the Most At Risk: Linking Health and Criminal Justice Data to Predict Opioid Overdose"
You're invited! Visit with faculty, alumni, and students and hear the latest on the research and programs happening on campus. Attendance at the ACHE Congress is not required. Bring your Pitt Public Health alum friends!
ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides you with opportunities to benefit from cutting-edge professional development on the most current and relevant topics with the nation's most influential thought leaders; to gain practical solutions to contemporary challenges in healthcare management and delivery; and to network with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives from across the continuum of care.
** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **
Topic: "Developing prostate cancer-specific physician hospital networks to better understand technology adoption"
Speaker: Bruce Jacobs, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Speaker: Julia Driessen, PhD
Topic: "Operationalizing Delivery System Reform: Applying Economic Theory to Improve How We Pay for Care"
Evaluating Provider and Organizational Response in Select Population Health Management Initiatives
Speaker: Coleman Drake, PhD
Topic: "Did Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidy Payment Cuts Increase Marketplace Enrollment and Affordability?: Early Evidence from the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace"
Speaker: Marian Jarlenski, PhD
Topic: "OUD treatment for pregnant women in state Medicaid programs"
Topic: Overview of UPMC Network Cancer Registry and PA Cancer Registry Data Sources
Speaker: Sharon Winters, Director, Registry Information and Reporting Services, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lindsay Sabik, PhD "Impact of insurance expansions on cancer diagnosis and treatment: evidence from Massachusetts"
Julie Donohue, PhD "Diffusion of healthcare technologies using network analysis"
Stacie Dusetzina, PhD
Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University
The Dawn Gideon Lecture and webcast is an annual educational event funded by the Dawn Gideon Foundation and conducted by the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health in cooperation with the HPM Alumni Association and made possible by the contributing sponsorship of the Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania.
If you are attending the luncheon, it will begin at noon on Monday, November 12. The lecture portion of the program is scheduled to begin at 12:45 p.m.
Registering ahead of time is highly recommended. This event is well attended.
Featuring keynote "Patient-reported outcomes in oncology: from efficacy to effectiveness to implementation science" by Deborah Schrag, chief, Division of Population Sciences, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Sponsored by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the Pitt Health Policy Institute.
The next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC) for the Department of Health Policy and Management, contact Doreen Hernandez of Sam Friede for details.
The Western Pennsylvania Healthcare Summit is a one-day event that will feature keynote speakers from the industry's leading professionals as well as two separate educational tracks, one focusing on the advancements in healthcare administration and financial management and the other highlighting upcoming improvements to healthcare information technology and providing a detailed look into the technology's applications.
The 2017 Anne C. Sonis Memorial Lecture featuring Thomas H. Gallagher, MD, of the University of Washington, Department of Bioethics and Humanities on "Restoring Public Trust in Professional Self-Regulation."
Reception following. For details, call 412-692-4853 or www.crhc.pitt.edu.
Thursday, April 13, Noon, BST South 120
Pursing a career in healthcare administration? Unsure about how to advance your career? Want to share your success story? This is an event for all of you! ACHE of Western PA is hosting an interactive event on "Career Positioning" at the University of Pittsburgh. We invite you all to register!
Please view the American Heart Association fundraiser flyer at this link: Sept2016 AmerHeartAssoc.pptx
There will be an event at the Grist House Craft Brewery in Millvale on October 12th, from 5:00pm-9:00pm which benefits the AHA.
We think it will be a fun time!
If there are any questions please contact Linda Lakdawala at email@example.com
A conversation on the similarities, differences and opportunities for collaboration between traditional public health and population health initiatives in health care settings.
Join the Health Policy and Management Association for an engaging panel discussion on the differences and similarities between traditional public health work and hospital-based population health initiatives spurred by the Affordable Care Act, as well as new opportunities for collaboration between public health and health care entities. The guest panel will include:
The event will consist of about 30-40 minutes of prepared questions for the panelists, followed by open Q&A. If you'd like to submit a question for the prepared section of the panel, please email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 25. Open to all health sciences students across the university. Public Health Grand Rounds credit will be provided!
registration required - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panel-discussion-population-health-vs-public-health-whats-the-difference-tickets-21690753628
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