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

The Seminars occur every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 1:00pm online 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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September 29, 2021

Title: "Research Prioritisation and Design using Value of Information"
Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Sick Kids
Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Instagram: @annalheath and LinkedIn.

October 6, 2021

Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Health, Systems, Management & Policy
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

October 13, 2021

Director of Regional Planning
Truckee Meadows Regional Planning (TMRPA)

October 20, 2021

Distinguished Scientist, Department Head and Co-Director

October 27, 2021

Associate Professor, Medicine
University of California,  San Diego

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November 3, 2021

Associate professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto

November 10, 2021

Associate Director of Health Economics
Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER)

November 17, 2021

Resident Physician,School of Medicine
University of California San Francisco

November 24, 2021

NO PRESENTATION - Thanksgiving Break

December 1, 2021

Jeffrey S. Hoch, Ph.D. 
Title: "What I like about doing Health Economics research"
Professor and Chief, Division of Health Policy and Management, Department of Public Health Sciences
co-Director, T32 Quality, Safety, and Comparative Effectiveness Research Training in Primary Care (QSCERT-PC)
Associate Director, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research University of California, Davis

December 8, 2021

Cheif Information Officer & Deputy Director
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

December 15, 2021

To be Announced

December 22, 2021


December 29, 2021




The CHPR Seminar Series welcomed David Dale M.H.A. from Center for Improving Value in Health Care for his presentation on "How Researchers Can Access Claims Data for their Research using the Colorado All Payer Claims Database" on June 16, 2021.


Dr. Brittany Chatterton on "The Hospital Discharge Summary: Primary Care Physicians’ Perspectives" on June 2, 2021.

Additional videos and materials from our past CHPR Seminar Series events can be found here.