CCHE Seminar Series 17/18

Previous Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Seminars

CANCELLED Friday, September 22: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Nathan Yang, McGill University
Title: Success Breeds Success: Weight Loss Dynamics in the Presence of Short-Term and Long-Term Goals.

Friday, September 29: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Jill Furzer, University of Toronto
Student Workshop: Introduction to STATA®

Friday, October 6: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Adrian Rohit Dass, University of Toronto
Student Workshop: Introduction to R

Friday, October 13: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Petros Pechlivanoglou, SickKids & University of Toronto
Student Workshop: Decision Modelling in R

Friday, October 20: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Lusine Abrahamyan, THETA & University of Toronto
Title: Survey Methods for Health Services Research: Theory & Application

Friday, October 27: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Dhaval Dave, Bentley University
Title: Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant and Child Health

Friday, November 3: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Colin Preyra, Preyra Solutions Group
Title: A Health Economist in Research, Policy and Consulting

Friday, November 10: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Rose Anne DevlinUniversity of Ottawa
Title: Doing good, feeling good: Causal Evidence from Canadian Volunteers

Friday, November 17: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Sara Allin, CIHI & University of Toronto
Title: Examining inequity in health care using CIHI data – current work and future possibilities

Friday, November 24: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Reza Yousefi Nooraie, University of Toronto
Title: Studying patients’ social networks: The design of three case studies

Friday, December 1: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Esme Fuller-Thomson, University of Toronto School of Social Work
Title: Adverse childhood experiences, leaded gasoline and adult health conditions

Friday, December 8: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Terence Cheng, University of Adelaide
Title: Monthly Spending Dynamics of the Elderly Following a Health Shock: Evidence from Singapore

Friday, January 19: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker:  Sumit Gupta (SickKids) and Susan Horton (University of Waterloo) 
Title: Cost and Cost-effectiveness of Paediatric Cancer Treatment: Results from Three Countries

Friday, January 26: 10 AM – 12 PM
Speaker: Meghan McMahon, University of Toronto with panel guests: Dr. Rhonda Cockerill and Dr. Betty Chang
Title: CIHR and the CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship

Friday, February 2: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Lusine Abrahamyan, THETA & University of Toronto
Title: Survey Methods for Health Services Research: Theory & Application II

Friday, February 9: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Julia O’Mahony, University of Toronto & SickKids
Title: The Impact of Child Health on Parent Health: Parent health-related quality of life after a child is diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Friday, February 16: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Audrey LaporteUniversity of Toronto
Title: Taking account of uncertainty in modelling individual health and health behaviours

Friday, February 23: 11 AM – 12:30 PM, HSB 100
Speaker: Eric Latimer, McGill University
Title: Cost-effectiveness evaluation of Housing First programs in the At Home/Chez Soi trial: Methodological considerations

Friday, March 2: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Myra Yazbeck, University of Ottawa
Title: On the importance of the upside down test in absolute socioeconomic health inequality comparisons

Friday, March 9: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Mohammad PulokUniversity of Technology Sydney
Title: Horizontal equity in the Australian health care system: Exploring the unknowns and updating the knowns

Friday, March 16: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Arthur Sweetman, McMaster University
Title: Trends in Successful  Resuscitation after Cardiac Arrest under Trending Misclassification Error:  Estimating Bounds for Partially Verified Data

Friday, March 23: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Hope Corman, Rider University
Title: Evolution of the Infant Health Production Function


Friday, April 6: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Meg McMahon, University of Toronto
Title: The Effects of Regulation on Quality: Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry

Friday, April 13: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Anna Zajacova, Western University
Title: Anomalies in the education-health gradient: how can they inform our understanding of population health inequalities?

Friday, April 20: 11 AM – 1 PM
Speaker: Tom van OurtiErasmus University
Title: It runs in the family – influenza vaccination and spillover effects


Friday, April 27: 11 AM – 1 PM
Location: HSB 412 (155 College)
Speaker: Sarah AldersonUniversity of Leeds
Title: The Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (CROP) in UK primary care