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Do Current Practices of Clinical Comparative Effectiveness Research and Evidence-based Medicine Breed Disparities?

May 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Center for Health and the Social Sciences for the third annual Will Manning Memorial Lecture.

With a focus on health economics, Willard G. Manning, Jr. made broad and lasting contributions to the study of health insurance, health econometrics, mental health and health behaviors. He also exhibited a deep and abiding commitment to improving public health, especially health care for vulnerable populations. Please attend the Annual Will Manning Memorial Lecture to honor and advance the hard work and intellectual contributions of the late Will Manning to the field of health policy.

Anirban Basu, PhD

“Do Current Practices of Clinical Comparative Effectiveness Research and Evidence-based Medicine Breed Disparities?”

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
3:30-5:00 PM
Reception to Follow
900 E. 57th Street
KCBD Auditorium 1103

Dr. Anirban Basu is a health economist and a statistician who specializes in research on comparative and cost-effectiveness analyses, causal inference methods, program evaluation, and outcomes research. He studies heterogeneity in clinical and economic outcomes; micro behavior with respect to heterogeneous information; and the value of individualized care. Dr. Basu teaches topics in health economics, decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and health services research methods. Dr. Basu also directs the Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute at the University of Washington, Seattle, with appointments in the departments of Pharmacy, Health Services, and Economics at the university. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Basu was  one of the panelists for the Second Panel on the Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health and Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in Public Policy (Health Economics Specialization) from The University of Chicago and an MS in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This event is sponsored by the University of Chicago Department of Public Health Sciences and the Center for Health and the Social Sciences through its Health Economics Workshop.

Venue

Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 E. 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Organizer

The Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS)
Website:
chess.uchicago.edu