The Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR) offers a weekly Health Services Research seminar series. This series features speakers from UC Davis and other institutions whose research and policy presentations relate to health services research. This seminar series focuses on:

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

Materials from our past CHPR Seminar Series events can be found here.

Seminar Series Information

Location: Online via Zoom

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesdays

  • Seminars are held during the Fall, Winter and Spring academic quarters at UC Davis (but not on University holidays). There are no regularly scheduled seminars over the summer.

Subscribe to the CHPR Seminar Series e-mail list to receive the latest event updates and speaker announcements.

Earn CME 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.

Become A Presenter

We welcome presentations from policy and research professionals in the health services research field, both internal and external to UC Davis. 

If you are interested in giving a talk or receiving seminar announcements, please contact:

Seminar Director
Jeffrey Hoch, Ph.D.

Seminar Assistant
Olivia Call  

Upcoming Presentations | 2021

April 14, 2021

"The Transformation of Diabetes Care During COVID-19"
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
University of California, Davis

April 21, 2021

"The Impact of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis"
Professor and Division Chief of Biostatistics,
University of California, Davis

April 28, 2021

"Developing a Framework for the Generation and Use of Real-World Evidence to Inform Cancer Drug Funding Decisions in Canada"
Medical Oncologist, Associate Scientist
Odette Cancer Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

May 5, 2021

Advancing Treatment Outcomes for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Assistant Professor, Health Policy
Vanderbilt University

May 12, 2021

HSRA Webinar


May 19, 2021

Philip H. Knight Chair
Director, Center for Science Communication Research (SCR)
University of Oregon

May 26, 2021


Cancelled due to conflicting event

June 2, 2021

QSCERT-PC Fellow, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
University of California, Davis



June 9, 2021

"The Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Expansion, and Stage at Diagnosis Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Lymphomas”

QSCERT-PC Fellow, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
University of California, Davis

June 16, 2021

Health Data Solutions Consultant
Center for Improving Value in Health Care