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Public Health Grand Rounds - “More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health”

Public Health Grand Rounds - “More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health”

Date 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Location 
43-105 CHS Los Angeles , CA
California US
Featuring 
Robert M. Kaplan
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Robert M. Kaplan has served as Chief Science Officer at the US Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Associate Director of the National Institutes of Health, where he led the behavioral and social sciences programs. He is also a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Health Policy and Management and of Medicine at UCLA, where he led the UCLA/RAND AHRQ health services training program and the UCLA/RAND CDC Prevention Research Center. He was Chair of the Department of Health Services from 2004 to 2009. From 1997 to 2004 he was Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, at the University of California, San Di-ego. He is a past President of several organizations, including the American Psychological Associ-ation Division of Health Psychology, Section J of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Pacific), the International Society for Quality of Life Research, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. Kaplan is a former Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology and of the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. His 20 books and over 550 articles or chapters have been cited nearly 40,000 times (H-index>100) and the ISI includes him in the list-ing of the most cited authors in his field (defined as above the 99.5th percentile). Kaplan was elect-ed to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) in 2005. He is current-ly Director of Research at the Stanford School of Medicine Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC).