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, 12:00–1:00 PM 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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September 21, 2022

Photo of Dr. David Tom CookeDr. David Tom Cooke 
Professor and Chief, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, UC Davis Health

September 28, 2022

Photo of Dr. Michelle-Linh Nguyen.Dr. Michelle-Linh Nguyen
Fellow, National Clinician Scholars Program, UC San Francisco

October 5, 2022

Photo of Dr. Dean A. RegierDr. Dean A. Regier
Associate Professor and Senior Scientist, School of Population and Public Health, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer, University of British Columbia

October 12, 2022

Photo of Dr. Joy Melnikow.Dr. Joy Melnikow
Emeritus Professor, Family and Community Medicine, UC Davis Health

November 2, 2022

Dr. Hannah Laqueur
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Health

November 9, 2022

Photo of Marina RichardsonMarina Richardson
Doctoral Candidate, Health Services Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

November 16, 2022

Photo of Dr. Veronica Pear.Dr. Veronica Pear
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Violence Prevention Research Program, UC Davis Health

November 30, 2022

Photo of Dr. Jennifer Karlin.Dr. Jennifer Karlin
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine, UC Davis Health


The CHPR Seminar Series welcomed Dr. Katherine Glaser, QSCERT-PC fellow at UC Davis Health, for her seminar "The Impact of Restrictions on Federally-Funded Reproductive Health Care" on June 15, 2022.


The CHPR Seminar Series welcomed Dr. Rebecca Howe, fellow in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UC Davis Health, for her seminar "Engaging Older Adults and Caregivers in Advance Care Planning" on June 8, 2022.