Applying Research to Improve Our Health System: 50 Years of Michigan Excellence
Presented by The University of Michigan School of Public Health Department of Health Management and Policy, and the Griffith Leadership Center
May 10th at 6:30pm at the Ann Arbor City Club
Please join us May 10, 2012 for a special dinner in honor of Jeff Alexander, Catherine McLaughlin and Jack Wheeler as they retire as University of Michigan faculty. Registration for the dinner is now open.
May 11th from 8am - 3pm at the U-M Michigan Union
This symposium celebrates 50 years of excellence in health services research at the University of Michigan. Presenters will offer their perspectives on how research effectively informs and influences policy and practice. This dialog among researchers, practitioners and policymakers is critical to improving the health system. Registration for the symposium is now open.
Helen Levy University of Michigan and alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholars program, has recently returned from serving as a senior economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers.
Confirmed speakers include
Kevin Frick, Professor, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management.
Mitch Greenlick, Representative, Oregon House of Representatives (Portand District 33)
Paula Lantz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington D.C., School of Public Health and Health Services
John McDonough, Professor of public health practice at the Harvard School of Public Health and director of the new HSPH Center for Public Health Leadership
Dennis Scanlon, Professor of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University
Cynthia Taueg, Vice President, Ambulatory and Community Health Services, St. John Health
Rebecca Wells, Associate Professor Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Tom Wickizer, Stephen F. Loebs Professor, Health Services Management and Policy, Ohio State University, College of Public Health
These events are for:
- Health service researchers (including Michigan HSOP grads, post docs from Michigan, PEW scholars).
- Policy and practice leaders: payers, providers, purchasers, funders, and community groups.
- State and federal legislative and administrative policy makers.
- Those who are interested in translational health services research to improve the health system and network with others.
- Those who want to honor Catherine, Jeff and Jack for their industrious careers at Michigan.