Health Policy, Equity, and the Lead Poisoning Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan.
September 23, 2021
Health Have, Health Have Nots in a Time of COVID-19
Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist and dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, presented the 2020 Herbert Memorial Lourie Lecture on Health Policy.
Galea looked at how our health is fundamentally socially patterned and reflects the world around us. COVID-19 has made this evermore apparent.
September 10, 2020
Marijuana Legalization: Beyond Yes or No
Dr. Keith Humphreys, Stanford University, spoke about the marijuana legalization movement, which states are getting it right and wrong, and what the research says about the implications of legalization for public health.
September 5, 2019
Unequal Hopes, Lives, and Lifespans in the USA: Lessons from the New Science of Well-Being
Carol Graham, The Brookings Institute, highlights the importance of well-being measures in identifying and monitoring trends in life satisfaction, optimism, misery and despair, and demonstrates how hope and happiness can lead to improved economic outcomes.
September 18, 2018
The Opioid Epidemic: A Practice & Policy Perspective
Known internationally for her work as an independent investigator in drug and alcohol research, Dr. Gail D’Onofrio is professor of emergency medicine and founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.
A Roadmap to Reducing Gun Violence in America
Dr. Daniel Webster, director, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research/professor of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
October 13, 2016
Patients as Consumers: Is It Time to Make Health Care Like Other Service Industries?
Dr. James R. Knickman is the president and CEO of the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), a private foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.
Under Dr. Knickman’s leadership, the Foundation has invested more than $100 million since 2006 in initiatives to improve health care and the public health system in New York state.
October 8, 2015
Improving Public Health Safety Nets after an Economic Recession
Dr. Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of Medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center.
October 9, 2014
Health Promotion 2.0: The Future of Wellness Programs in America
Dr. Rajiv Kumar is founder and CEO of Providence-based wellness company ShapeUp.
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness
With Diane E. Meier, M.D., vice chair for public policy for the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care
Integrating Care: Improving Overall Health by Integrating Behavioral/Mental Health Care into Primary Care
With Macaran A. Baird, M.D., M.S., Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Medicine, The University of Minnesota
Electronic Health Records: Delivering the Right Information to the Right Health Care Providers at the Right Time
With William M. Tierney, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
Universal Health Insurance Coverage: Progress and Issues
With Jonathan Gruber, Ph.D., professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Physician Sovereignty: The Dangerous Persistence of an Obsolete Idea
With David Lawrence, M.D., MPH, retired CEO and chairman of Kaiser Permanente
Our Troubled Health Care System: Why Is It So Hard to Fix?
With Judy Feder, Ph.D., professor and dean, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University
The Truth About Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection
With Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D., Bendheim Professor, and professor of health care systems, business and public policy, insurance and risk management, and economics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Variations among Regions and Hospitals in Managing Chronic Illness: How Much Care Is Enough?
With John Wennberg, M.D., MPH, professor of community and family medicine (Epidemiology) and of medicine; director, Center for the Evaluative Clinical Services; and principal investigator of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care project, Dartmouth Medical School
Spending Health Care Dollars Wisely: Can Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Help?
With Milton Weinstein, Ph.D., director of the Program on the Economic Evaluation of Medical Technology at Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, and Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard University
Are the Benefits of Medicine Worth What We Pay for It?
With David M. Cutler, professor of economics at Harvard University and a faculty member of the Kennedy School of Government
The Changing American Hospital in the Twenty-First Century
With Ralph W. Muller, former president and CEO of the University of Chicago Hospitals and Health Systems
Pharmaceuticals: Access, Cost, Pricing, and Directions for the Future
With Patricia M. Danzon, the Celia Moh Professor, and professor of health care systems, and insurance and risk management, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Stephen B. Soumerai Professor of Ambulatory Care and Prevention at the Harvard Medical School, and director of the Drug Policy Research Group at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Medicaid, Managed Care, and Kids
With Deborah A. Freund, Ph.D., MPH, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and provost of Syracuse University
Health Promotion for Older Adults: What is the Potential?
With Linda P. Fried, M.D., MPH, director, Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
The Evolving Practice of Medicine: A View from the Front Line
With Robert M. Corwin, medical director, MedBest Medical Management, Inc. and HealthBest IPA, Inc.; Thomas H. Dennison, adjunct professor of public administration, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University (Moderator); Patricia D. Franklin, assistant professor of medicine, medical director of quality management, SUNY Health Science Center; Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., president, Center for Studying Health Change; David G. Murray, professor and chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Health Science Center.
Patients as Consumers: Making the Health Care System Our Own
With David J. Lansky, Ph.D., president of the Foundation for Accountability
New Conundrums: Public Policy and the Emerging Health Care Marketplace
With James R. Tallon, Jr., president of the United Hospital Fund of New York
Health Care: Public Good or Private Enterprise?
With David M. Lawrence, M.D., chairman and CEO of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals
The Rhetoric and the Reality of Health Care Reform Legislation
With Marilyn Moon, Senior Fellow with the Health Policy Center of the Urban Institute
Pursuing Health Care Reform: The Promise and the Pitfalls
With John K. Iglehart, founding editor of Health Affairs and national correspondent for The New England Journal of Medicine