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.

Upcoming Seminars

HSR Seminar will return in the Fall!


Previous Seminars

May 2, 2019

Registry, Research and ECMO
Ryan Barbaro, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan

April 18, 2019

Diagnostic Errors in the Emergency Department: Blind Spot in Patient Safety Movement
Prashant Mahajan, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Professor & Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan

April 4, 2019

Assessment of Family Preferences for Pediatric Surgical Conditions
Samir Gadepalli, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Michigan

March 21, 2019

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Michigan: Selected quality improvement studies
Mary Kleyn, M.S.
Manager, Newborn Screening Follow-up
Michigan Newborn Screening Program
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

February 28, 2019

What happens after the hospital: The long-term impact of severe sepsis
Erin Carlton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan

February 7, 2019

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Transplant Care: Clinical Practice, Research, and Policy
Emily Fredericks, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Pediatric Psychology
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan

January 17, 2019

MyVoice: Texting with America's Youth to Improve Health and Wellbeing
Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan

December 6, 2018

Behind the Headlines: How we produce the Mott Poll
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Associate Research Scientist
Co-Director, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health
CHEAR Center
Department of  Pediatrics
University of Michigan

November 15, 2018

Variation in Reducing Variation: An Examination of Differences within Collaborative Improvement Networks
Katherine Bates, M.D., M.S.H.P.
Associate Chief Clinical Officer of Quality
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital & Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
University of Michigan

November 1, 2018

Public Health Information Exchange: Reaching for Interoperability
Kevin Dombkowski, Dr.PH.
Research Professor
CHEAR Center
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan

October 18, 2018

Influenza Vaccines in Households
Ryan Malosh, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Investigator
School of Public Health
University of Michigan

September 6, 2018

Rapid Fire Research
CHEAR Faculty
University of Michigan

May 24, 2018

The Youth Policy Lab Approach to Social Science Research
Robin Jacob, PhD 
Associate Research Professor
Institue for Social Research, School of Education
University of Michigan

Brian Jacob, PhD 
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy
Professor of Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
University of Michigan

April 12, 2018

Control of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: How Public Health Recommendations Translate into a Healthier Population
Abram Wagner, PhD
Research Fellow
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
University of Michigan

​March 8, 2018

Population Perspectives on Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease
Zubin Modi, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrology Fellow
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Michigan

​February 22, 2018

Transitional Care for Patients with Spina Bifida: Current Status and Future Directions
Courtney Shepard, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Lecturer
Department of Urology

University of Michigan

​January 25, 2018

Children's Use of Health Care Services in Australia: Is it Equitable?
Kim Dalziel, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Harkness Fellow
Associate Professor

University of Melbourne, Australia

January 11, 2018

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

University of Michigan

December 15, 2017

Advancing Timely Diagnosis and Appropriate Management of Monogenic Diabetes in the Multiethnic US Population
Rochelle Naylor, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

November 30, 2017

Generating Evidence to Improve Health Services for Children with Rare Diseases: Opportunities and Challenges
Beth Potter, PhD
Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

University of Ottawa, Ottwawa, Ontario, Canada

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

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