Upcoming and Recent Events are posted below.


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January 22 2014, 3:30am
SPH Bldg 3, Room 439

Tzahit Simon-Tuval, Assistant Professor of Health Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel will present Value-based insurance design: analysis of two underlying assumptions

December 18 2013, 3:30am
2nd Floor Conference Room, CHDS

H. Orri Stefánsson, PhD Candidate, Dept of Philosphy, Logic & Scientific Method, London School of Economics & Political Science will present Fair Chance and Multidimensional Decision Theory

October 16 2013, 3:00pm
Harvard Medical School, TMEC Walter Amphitheatre
Joe Selby, the Executive Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), will be giving 
this year's Thomas S. Inui lecture on Wednesday October 16, 2013 from 3 - 4 pm.
July 25 2013, 12:00pm
2nd Floor Conference Room, CHDS

Joseph Pliskin, Sidney Liswood Professor of Health Care Management at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and HSPH Adjunct Professor in Dept. of Health Policy and Management, will present An Innovative Influenza Vaccination Policy: Targeting Last Season’s Patients

Jennifer Yeh, PhD
March 8 2011, 12:00pm
101 Merrimac Street, Third Floor, Room 372

CHDS Reseach Scientist Jennifer Yeh will be giving a PCORT Seminar on childhood cancer survivor next Tuesday, March 8th, at 12 PM at 101 Merrimac St.

We hope to see everyone there!

Miguel Hernan, MD, DrPH
March 7 2011, 3:00pm
Kresge Building, Room G3

Please join us in attending a presentation by Miguel Hernan, an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at HSPH, which will focus on the intersection of epidemiology and comparative effectiveness research.

The presentation will take place on March 7th from 3:00 to 4:00 in Room G3 of the HSPH Kresge building.

Hope to see you all there!

Nicholas X. Tan & Joseph D. Tucker
March 2 2011, 12:00pm
718 Huntington Avenue, 2nd Floor

On March 2nd the Center for Health Decision Science will be hosting a seminar with Nicholas X. Tan, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow, Harvard Institute for Global Health and Joseph D. Tucker, MD, MA, Instructor in Medicine at HMS, Associate at the Harvard Asia Center. Their topic will be on "Congenital Syphilis Burden in Guangdong Province, China from 2005-2009: A Model to Inform Policy Implementation." RSVP to Please see attached flyer for more information.

Management Sciences for Health, Lobby
December 15 2010, 9:00am
984 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA

Please join CHDS in attending the MSH event: Hidden Epidemics: AIDS, Human Rights, and Vulnerable Populations.

Discussion will focus on the need to protect and strengthen the human rights of people with HIV around the world, focusing on high-risk populations, including sex workers, transgender people, and injection drug users.

Moderated by: Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Management Sciences for Health 
Panelists: Elden Chamberlain, Most At Risk Populations and Networks Specialist , USAID-funded AIDSTAR-Two Project, International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Candace Miller, ScD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Center for Global Health & Development and the Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health
John Gatto, Senior Vice President of Programs, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts
Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast Regional Director, Amnesty International USA

Dr. Steven Pearson
April 7 2010, 12:00pm
CHDS Conference Room, 718 Huntington Ave

Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP is President of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) at Harvard Medical School and Senior Fellow at America’s Health Insurance Plans in Washington, DC. Dr. Pearson’s work examines the scientific and ethical foundations of evidence-based policy making in health care.   link