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Health Services Research Colloquium

In partnership with the Department of Health Policy and Administration, CHCPR co-sponsors this semester-long colloquium series that includes speakers both internal and external to Penn State. Speakers vary from a wide variety of disciplines and present current topics in the area of health services research.

Spring 2020 Colloquium

11:30 am - 12:45 pm -- 118 Keller Building or via Zoom


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, our originally scheduled presentations will be rescheduled for the fall semester. 

We will have a special presentation by Dr. Dennis Scanlon on April 6 via Zoom Webinar. Please see below for more information.


January 27

“Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Regulations and Nurse Practitioner Supply”

Grant Martsolf, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Professor of Acute and Tertiary Care
Health Systems Chair in Nursing Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing


April 6

"Important Research Opportunities in the Months During and Following the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Dennis Scanlon, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Health Policy & Administration
Director, Center for Health Care Policy Research

Presented via Zoom Webinar Only



April 27

"Maintaining Research Quality When Speed is Essential: How We Walked the Tightrope Designing the Penn-State - CHIME COVID Messaging Study"

Robert Lennon, MD, JD, FAAFP

Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Presented via Zoom Webinar Only