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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.

Fall 2020 Colloquium

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
All lectures will be held remotely via Zoom


September 21

Who Pays for Health Care Costs? The Effects of Health Care Prices on Wages

Christopher Whaley, PhD

Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School


October 5

"Opioid Use Among Cancer Patients"

Chan Shen, PhD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Chief, Division of Outcomes, Research and Quality
Penn State Cancer Institute


October 19


Yendelela Cuffee, PhD

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
University of Delaware


November 9

"Nursing, Nursing Support Staffing and In-Patient Mortality"

Jack Needleman, PhD FAAN

Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Professor and Chair, Health Policy and Management
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health