Methodological Seminars and Work in Progress Sessions are normally held in 911 Broxton Plaza, Westwood Village, CA 90095, 2nd Floor Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
02/27/2017 Speaker: Loretta Jones, ThD, MA, Founder and CEO of Healthy African American Families Phase II.
Topic: "Community Partnered Participatory Research: 25 Years of Lessons Learned."
03/20/2017 Speakers: Ninez Ponce, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Health Studies, UCLA School of Public Health; & Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research/ Asian American Studies Center and Yueyan Wang, PhD, Assistant Director of Statistical Unit, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Topic: Surveys and Small Area Estimation: Complementary Strategies to Measure the Health of Populations.
04/17/2017 Speaker: Paul L. Robinson, PhD, Assist. Prof., Charles Drew University & David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Topic: "Spatial and Temporal Issues in Health Related Databases: Geo-Statistical Methods to Make Data More Robust, Relevant, and Useful."
05/15/2017 Speaker: José Luis Calderón, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Medicine.
Topic: "Developing CAHPS Survey 'E' Versions (CAHPS-E ©) to Improve Healthcare Experiential Performance Measurement by Persons with Limited Literacy ."
06/12/2017 Scientific Retreat Event Canceled
Location: The California Endowment, Downtown Los Angeles, CA.
07/17/2017 Speaker: John Devin Peipert, PhD, Principal Statistician, UCLA, Division of Nephrology.
Topic: "Methodological Issues in Implementing Patient Reports Measures in Clinical Settings."
08/21/2017 Speaker: TBA
09/17/2017 Speaker: Ron D. Hays, PhD, Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA.
Topic: IRT (Item Response Theory) Software
10/23/2017 Scientific Retreat
Location: California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA
11/20/2017 Speaker: Laura Wherry, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research, UCLA.
Topic: An Introduction to Regression Discontinuity Design
Address: Ueberroth Building, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Conference Room PVUB 1420
12/18/2017 Speaker: Teresa Seeman, PhD, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology in the Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and Sharon Merkin, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics, UCLA
Topic: National Datasets for Research on Reversibility of Effects of Early Life Adversity