A speaker presenting to an audience in a lecture hall.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

Seminars are held each Wednesday at Noon PST via Zoom.

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.

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November 23, 2022—Thanksgiving Break

November 30, 2022

Dr. Sara Allin's photo.Dr. Sara Allin
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

How Do We Evaluate Impacts of Primary Care Reform? Insights from a Multiple Methods Study in Two Canadian Provinces

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December 7, 2022

Photo of Dr. Elizabeth Oliva.Dr. Elizabeth Oliva
Investigator, Center for Innovation to Implementation, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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January 11, 2023—TBD

January 18, 2023

Peter Hilsenrath's photo. Dr. Peter Hilsenrath
Professor Emeritus, University of the Pacific

American Healthcare: Why it Costs so Much Yet Remains a Beacon of Growth and Development

January 25, 2023—No Seminar

February 1, 2023

Marina Richardson's photo.Marina Richardson
Ph.D. candidate, Health Services Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

February 8, 2023

Lynne Moore's photo.Dr. Lynne Moore (with Blanchard Conombo and Jason Guertin)
Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval

February 15, 2023

Hannah Laqueur's photo.Dr. Hannah Laqueur
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Health

February 22, 2023—TBD

March 1, 2023

Jennifer Karlin's photo. Dr. Jennifer Karlin
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, UC Davis Health

March 8, 2023

Caryn Rubanovich's photo.Caryn Rubanovich
Ph.D. student, Clinical Psychology, University of California, San Diego

March 15, 2023

Dr. Yvonne BombardDr. Yvonne Bombard
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital

March 22, 2023—TBD

March 29, 2023—No Seminar (Spring Break)


The CHPR Seminar Series welcomed Veronica Pear, assistant professor at UC Davis Health's Violence Prevention Research Program, for her seminar "Emerging Research on California’s “Red Flag” Law" on November 16, 2022.


The CHPR Seminar Series welcomed Kathryn Hall-Trujillo, founding director of Birthing Project USA, for her seminar "How Black Mamas and Birthing People Are Working to Challenge and Change Health Care Systems" on November 9, 2022. The seminar was co-sponsored with the UC Davis Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center.