13th Gordon H. DeFriese Lecture on Health Services Research

Come listen to Dr. Lisa Simpson, President and CEO of AcademyHealth, and her lecture "Wither Health Services Research? The promise and peril of relevant, rigorous, and timely evidence."

When Sep 05, 2012
from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where The Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
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Contact Phone (919) 966-7100
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Dr. Simpson is the president and CEO of AcademyHealth. A nationally recognized health policy researcher and pediatrician, Dr. Simpson is a passionate advocate for the translation of research into policy and practice.

Dr. Simpson's research focuses on improving the performance of the health care system and includes studies of the quality and safety of care, the role of health information technology in improving the quality of care, health and health care disparities and the health policy and system response to childhood obesity. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Excellence in Public Service Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Senior Executive Service Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Distinguished Service Award, the 2007 Health Policy Researcher of the Year award from the Health Policy Institute of Ohio, and most recently the 2010 Public Policy and Advocacy award from the Academic Pediatrics Association.

Reception to follow.

Please RSVP by Friday, August 31st

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