Seminar Series | Center for Healthcare Policy and Research

Seminar Series

Photo of Dr. Alicia Agnoli presenting behind a podium at CHPR's Seminar Series.

Learn from policy and research professionals

CHPR hosts a weekly health services research seminar that is open to the public. Seminars are held each Wednesday at 12 P.M. PST via webinar during the Fall, Winter and Spring UC Davis academic quarters (excluding holidays). 

Earn CME and course credit

For most seminar sessions, Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is available to practicing physicians. 

Students who register for EPI 291 earn 1 unit of course credit for regular seminar attendance.

Upcoming seminars
  • February 28, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Jessica Williams

    Professor, Department of Health Services Administration, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

    A computer-based health equity simulation for health care practitioners and students

  • March 6, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Jennifer Karas Montez

    Professor, Sociology Department, Syracuse University

    Democratic erosion and working-age mortality

  • March 13, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Wilson Majee

    Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences, Health and Rehabilitation Science, University of Missouri

    Youth (dis)engagement and rurality: trends, challenges and opportunities in Africa

  • April 3, 2024

    Dr. Nicole Kelp

    Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University

    Communicating about vaccines: Impacts of uncertainty, misinformation, and relationships in health communication and decision-making

  • April 10, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Helen McTaggart-Cowan

    Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

  • April 17, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. David Johnson

    Professor, Department of Neurology, UC Davis Health

    The Good Life program on healthy aging: The new California standard of care

  • April 24, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Samantha Pollard

    Senior Methodologist, BC Cancer

  • May 1, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Reka Pataky

    Senior Health Economist, BC Cancer

  • May 8, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Deirdre Weymann

    Senior Health Economist, BC Cancer

    Real-world economic evaluation of genome-wide sequencing for developmental and seizure disorders: Evidence from Canada

  • May 15, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. Jonathan Metzl

    Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University

  • May 22, 2024

    No seminar scheduled

    Our Seminar Series will be on break on May 22. 

  • May 29, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Dr. J'Mag Karbeah

    Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

  • June 5, 2024 | 12 P.M. PST

    Rebecca Tryon

    HHSA Program Manager, Healthy Communities Initiative, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency

February 21, 2024

Community-based collaborative research methods and practices

The CHPR Seminar Series recently welcomed Dr. Shena Gazaway, assistant professor at the University of Alabama School of Nursing, for her seminar "Addressing health disparities through community-based collaborative research methods and practices."

Seminar Series video archive (2015-2024)

Become a presenter

If you are interested in giving a talk or have questions, please contact the seminar director:

Dr. Jeffrey Hoch
Associate Director, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Health Policy and Management

We welcome presentations from policy and research professionals in the health services research field from both UC Davis and other institutions. Presentations focus on:

  • research in progress
  • recently completed research
  • innovative research methods
  • discussions of grant proposal ideas
  • practice presentations