HPI Seminar Schedule 2020-2021

2020 - 2021 HPI Seminar Series Schedule

All seminars are from 1pm - 2pm EST, unless otherwise noted.

July 21, 2021
Jiebing Wen, PhD | Former Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

The Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Mandates on Opioid Tapering

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June 9, 2021
Yanlei Ma, PhD, MSc | Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Starting Salary for Primary Care Physicians Grows Faster in Medicaid Expansion States: Evidence from a Matched Difference-in-Difference Analysis

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May 12, 2021
Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH | Medical Officer, Health Assessment Research Branch, Healthcare Delivery Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

NCI Portfolio Analysis: Funded Grants Including Economic Outcomes and a Focus on Retrospective Data Resources

April 14, 2021
Joseph Zikafoose, MD, MS | Senior Researcher; Director, Center on Health Care Effectiveness, Mathematica | Primary Care Pediatrician, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Carol Irvin | Senior Fellow, Director of Health Programs, Mathematica

New Opportunities for Medicaid Research and Evaluation: The Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System Analytic Files (TAF)

March 10, 2021
Ziad Obermayer, MD | Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley

Dissecting Algorithmic Bias

January 6, 2021 | PLEASE NOTE: This seminar takes place from 12pm - 1pm EST
Sebastian Schneeweiss, MD, ScD | Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School | Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Machine-learning Augmented Causal Interference with Propensity Scores in RWE Studies

February 10, 2021
Kelvin Chan, MD | Medical Oncologist, Associate Scientist | Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Developing a Framework for the Generation and Use of Real-World Evidence to Inform Cancer Drug Funding Decisions in Canada

December 9, 2020
Alessandra Ferrario, PhD | Senior Research Fellow | Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Searching for pearls: Measuring palliative care in claims data

November 4, 2020
David Auerbach, PhD | Senior Director for Research and Cost Trends | Massachusetts Health Policy Commission

Coding Intensity | Reading Material

October 14, 2020
Michael Barnett, MD, MS | Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Examining Opioid Use Disorder Treatment with Secret Shopper Surveys