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Seminar on Pharmaceutical Economics | "The 21st Century Cures Act: Solution or Problem"

Seminar on Pharmaceutical Economics | "The 21st Century Cures Act: Solution or Problem"

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
CHS 16-154, Brentwood Room
650 Charles E. Young Dr. South, Center for Health Sciences
California US
Robert Kaplan, Stanford University
Event Contact 

Victoria Vezaldenos

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 Services and 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 Diego. He is a past President of several organizations, including the American Psychological Association 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 530 articles or chapters have been cited more than 37,000 times (H-index>100) and the ISI includes him in the listing of the most cited authors in his field (defined as above the 99.5th percentile). Kaplan was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) in 2005.

This re-occurring seminar on pharmaceutical economics and policy is open to the public.