Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 10, 2012

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Preliminary Agenda (as of 4/9/12)

6:30pm

Dinner at the Ann Arbor City Club honoring Jeff Alexander, Catherine McLaughlin, Jack Wheeler

Friday, May 11, 2012

At the Michigan Union Pendleton Room

7:15am

Registration Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Introduction and Welcome
Richard Hirth, Associate Chair, U-M School of Public Health, Department of Health, Management and Policy
Kyle Grazier, Chair, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Victor J. Strecher, Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, U-M School of Public Health

8:20am

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Scott Greer, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan

8:30am

Keynote Presentation: A Press Release Is Not Enough
Austin Frakt, Boston University; Founder of health policy blog, The Incidental Economist

Introduction: Stephen F. Loebs, Professor Emeritus, Health Services Management and Policy, The Ohio State University

9:30am

From HSOP and Beyond: Structuring a Research Career Around Health Systems Improvement
Dennis Scanlon, Professor of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University

Responder/Moderator: State Representative Mitch Greenlick, Oregon House of Representatives (Portland District 33)

10:20am

Break

10:35am

Implementation of a State Child and Family Team Initiative: The First Five Years
Rebecca Wells, Associate Professor Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health

Responder/Moderator: Tom Wickizer, Stephen F. Loebs Professor, Health Services Management and Policy, Ohio State University, College of Public Health

11:25am

Cost-Effectiveness: A Perspective on the Usefulness of an Evolving Tool
Kevin Frick, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

Responder/Moderator: Cynthia Taueg, Vice President, Ambulatory & Community Health Services, St. John Health

12:15pm

Lunch (in Anderson Room)

1:15pm

Poster Award Presentation

1:25pm

Keynote Presentation: Research and the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Helen Levy, University of Michigan; alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholars program; recent senior economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers

Introduction: Sayeh Nikpay, Health Services Organization and Policy Doctoral Student

2:25pm

Policy Translation Research for Improving Population Health
Paula Lantz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University

Responder/Moderator: 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

3:15pm

Closing Remarks
Richard Hirth, Associate Chair, U-M School of Public Health, Department of Health, Management and Policy

Registration Now Open

The Thursday dinner and Friday symposium are paid events. Registration is now open for both events.

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