CHEAR Health Services Research Seminar

CHEAR Health Services Research Seminar provides a forum for presentation of research findings from across the University of Michigan child health services research community and beyond and stimulates intellectual interchange among participants. The seminar meets on Thursday mornings from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in 300 N. Ingalls 6D15 unless otherwise indicated.

CHEAR HSR Seminars are available via live webcast!
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Upcoming Seminars

November 30, 2017

Primary Care for Children in Australia: Concerns Down Under 

Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health

Previous Seminars & Recordings

November 9, 2017

MiTracking: A “One-stop Shop” for Data

Jill Maras, MPH
Project Manager
Michigan Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (MiTracking),
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


October 12, 2017

Data and Analytics
Mark Salamango, MS

Chief Information Officer
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
University of Michigan

Ashwin Belle, PhD
Analytics Architect
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
University of Michigan

September 14, 2017

Using Apps to Measure Parent and Child Mobile Device Use: Opportunities and Limitations
Jenny Radesky, MD

Assistant Professor, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
University of Michigan


May 25, 2017

HSR in the Niche of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
Michael Gaies, MD, MPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Executive Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4)
University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center

May 11, 2017

Fuzzy Math: Addressing Misperception in Parent Predictions of Children’s Long-Term Health
Davene Wright, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Seattle Children's Hospital


April 27, 2017

The Impact of Quality Improvement Initiatives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Rebecca Vartanian, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
University of Michigan


March 30, 2017

Use of Low-Value Pediatric Services among the Commercially Insured
Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Academic Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
The University of Chicago


March 23, 2017

ACEs, Race, & Resilience
Nia Heard-Garris, MD
Robert Wood Johnson Fellow & Clinical Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
University of Michigan


March 9, 2017

Understanding the Value of Home Health Care for Children with Medical Complexity
Carolyn Foster, MD, FAAP
Acting Instructor, Department of Pediatrics,
University of Washington
Staff Physician,
Seattle Children's Hospital

January 26, 2017

Sharing and Using Health Data at ICPSR
Amy Pienta, PhD
Associate Research Scientist and Acquisitions Director
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
University of Michigan


January 12, 2017

Phenotyping and Understanding Mechanisms of Chronicification of Pain-Related Disability
Eric Scott, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases,
University of Michigan Health System
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School


December 15, 2016

LEAPing into Feeding Babies: How the LEAP Study May Stop the Peanut Allergy Epidemic
Harvey Leo, MD

Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Department of Health Behavior and Education
University of Michigan School of Public Health

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December 1, 2016

Cost-Effectiveness of Increasing Access to Contraception during the Zika Virus Outbreak, Puerto Rico, 2016
Scott Grosse, PhD

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia


November 17, 2016

Health Challenges and Opportunities for Children in Michigan: Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health Perspectives
Sarah Lyon-Callo, MA, MS

Director, Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

November 10, 2016

A Non-Technical Introduction to Interrupted Time Series Analysis*
Ariel Linden, DrPH

Research Scientist, Division of General Medicine & Institute for Health Policy and Innovation
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy
President, Linden Consulting Group, LLC
*This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation