September 18, 2013 – “Cost-Value Analysis in Public Health”

Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, PhD

Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, PhD

College of Public Health Grand Rounds
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
12:00-1:00 pm
MCPH 3013

“Cost-Value Analysis in Public Health”,  presented by Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Director of Biostatistics Unit, Seattle VA Medical Center

Objectives:

  1. Discuss special challenges in appropriate analysis of health care cost data
  2. Introduce some new methods for appropriate analysis of health care costs
  3. Introduce new models for predicting future health care costs of patients

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May 22, 2013 – “Why is the Struggle for Justice in Bhopal Important in 21st Century India?”

Rama Lakshmi

Rama Lakshmi

Special Guest Speaker: Rama Lakshmi – New Delhi
Wednesday May 22, 2013
Rama Lakshmi, MA, is a reporter for The Washington Post (1990-Present) who covers a wide range of issues in India: politics, elections, economic reforms, infrastructure, development, social movements, environmental activism, urban transition, climate change, terrorism, foreign policy, education, health care, skill development, Kashmir, religion, arts, culture and lifestyle. She has extensively covered the Bhopal tragedy – one of the world’s worst industrial disasters, which killed more than 15,274 people after poisonous plumes of chemicals leaked from the Union Carbide factory. She is working on a project of a bus-borne museum that will take the experiences of Bhopal gas victims around the country. Ms. Lakshmi won the 2005 American Society of Newspaper Editors’ Award for best deadline reporting of the Tsunami disaster.

Sponsored by:
The Center for Preparedness Education
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities
The Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health

May 21, 2013 – “Hispanic/Latino Paradox in Mortality, Health and Aging in the United States”

Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD

Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD

College of Public Health
Maurer Center for Public Health
May 21, 2013

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities presents: “Hispanic/Latino Paradox in Mortality, Health and Aging in the United States” presented by Kyriakos S. Markides, PhD. Dr. Markides is the editor of the Journal of Aging and Health, as well as “The Encyclopedia of Health and Aging.” He is the director of the division of sociomedical sciences, department of preventive medicine and community health, University of Texas Medical Branch. He is currently the Annie and John Gnitzinger Distinguished Professor of Aging Studies.

May 1, 2013 – “Web Surveys, Online Panels, and Paradata: The Future of Survey Research?”

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Allan McCutcheon, PhD

College of Public Health Grand Rounds
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Allan McCutcheon, PhD, Donald O. Clifton Chair of Survey Science, Professor, Department of Statistics Professor, Survey Research and Methodology Program, University of Nebraska – Lincoln will give a presentation titled “Web Surveys, Online Panels, and Paradata: The Future of Survey Research?”

 

April 12, 2013 – Achieving Healthy Equity: Addressing the Impacts of Racism on Health

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

College of Public Health Grand Rounds

“Achieving Healthy Equity: Addressing the Impacts of Racism on Health” is presented by Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD.  Dr. Jones is an Adjunct Professor, Rollins School of Public Health (Emory University) and an Adjunct Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine.

Objectives:
1. Distinguish between three levels of health intervention (health services, addressing the social determinants of health, and addressing the social determinants of equity) and illustrate these using the “Cliff Analogy.”
2. Describe three levels of racism (institutionalized, personally-mediated, and internalized) and illustrate these with the “Gardener’s Tale” allegory.
3. Explore the health benefits of living “White” with data on “socially assigned race” and self-rated health from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.