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7th Biennial Conference of the
American Society of Health Economists

June 10 – June 13, 2018

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Jan 13 17

Lerner Professorship of Public Health Policy

by charmaine

The Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs invites applications for the endowed Lerner Professorship of Public Health Policy. The Lerner Professor will be an individual with a record of excellence in academic scholarship with an emphasis on public health and health policy, including, but not limited to, topical areas such as behavioral health, nutrition, public health promotion, the evaluation of large-scale health policies targeting vulnerable populations, and community-based public health. The holder will provide leadership in research, teaching and the professional development of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will complement the broader Maxwell mission of interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

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Jan 13 17

Epidemiology (Faculty), Geisinger Health System

by charmaine

Provides high-level professional, clinical and/or technical leadership in the design, implementation, operations and dissemination of findings from epidemiology related research, demonstration and evaluation projects. Professor assume a leadership role in program level development within Geisinger and in the design, development, implementation and reporting of epidemiology research.

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Jan 13 17

Health Economists, Geisinger Health System

by charmaine

Job Summary:

Provides high-level professional, clinical and/or technical leadership in the design, implementation, operations and dissemination of findings from health economics research, demonstration and evaluation projects. Professor’s assume a leadership role in program level development within Geisinger and in the design, development, implementation and reporting of health economics research.

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Jan 13 17

Call for Papers: Highland Health Economics Symposium

by charmaine

Greetings from the HHES Organizers:

We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for the first Highland Health Economics Symposium (HHES) to be held June 18-20, 2017 at the Roshven House, Lochailort, Scotland. The conference will provide a global forum for path-breaking health economics research critical to public policy, financing and technology innovation. Five papers will be selected by the organizing committee for presentation on June 19 and 20. Up to two presenters for each paper will be eligible for travel and lodging honorarium. Brief panel discussions with medical industry experts will be woven into the program. Additional attendees not presenting papers will be invited to participate in the program and sponsored activities such as the US versus UK health economics salmon and lobster fishing challenge.

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Dec 22 16

Associate, Health Care, Boston & Los Angeles

by sinan

Analysis Group Inc. provides innovative solutions in the areas of health economics, outcomes research, biostatistics and epidemiology to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. By drawing on our expertise in health economics, biostatistics, econometrics, statistics and epidemiology, and through collaboration with leading academics, we offer cutting-edge analyses to address business challenges that require the highest quality of rigorous, evidence-based research. Our healthcare projects often involve identifying valuable research questions, designing and implementing data-intensive analyses, and disseminating research findings through conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and media releases.

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Dec 22 16

Associate, Health Care Strategy, Menlo Park

by sinan

Analysis Group Inc. provides innovative solutions to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, and medical device industries. By drawing on our deep understanding of the health care industry and technical expertise, we assist life sciences companies with demonstrating and communicating the value of their products, based on rigorous research and analysis.

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Dec 22 16

Call for Abstracts Eighth Annual Midwest Health Economics Conference

by charmaine

The University of Minnesota is pleased to host the Eighth Annual Midwest Health Economics Conference (MHEC), to be held May 19-20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference is sponsored by the Division of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health.

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Dec 6 16

Dean of the School of Public Health University of Illinois at Chicago

by charmaine

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

UIC, the largest public research university located in the metropolitan Chicago area, is a major contributor to the economic, academic and healthcare vitality of the city. UIC has a budget of $2.095 billion and with more than $313 million in annual research awards (FY16), UIC ranks among the leading universities in federal research funding. The campus serves a diverse student population of 29,000 with a faculty and staff of 15,603 and is designated a Minority, Hispanic, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. UIC programs span the arts, business, education, humanities, basic, social and health sciences, engineering and technology, social work, urban planning and public policy. The School of Public Health, the only fully-accredited School of Public Health in Illinois, contributes significantly to the research activity of UIC, and links closely to other UIC colleges and care delivery system.

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Dec 6 16

CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship

by charmaine

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recruiting to fill approximately 10 PE Fellowship positions for 2017.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in economics, decision sciences, health services research or related health sciences, industrial engineering, operations research, public policy, or related quantitatively-oriented fields. Non-US citizens are encouraged to apply. All doctoral degree requirements must be completed by 7/14/2017.

The starting annual salary is approximately $73,000 plus full Federal benefits. The application period is now open and closes 1/27/2017. he 2017 fellowship class begins on 8/21/2017 with an intensive orientation and training program. Interested individuals should apply online at: www.cdc.gov/pef. For more information about the PE Fellowship, please contact Adam G. Skelton, PhD, MPH, [email protected], 404-861-3882.

Dec 2 16

News from the Executive Director

by sinan
Anthony LoSasso

We at ASHEcon are very excited about the upcoming Allied Social Science Association meetings here in Chicago (home of the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs!). For those of you planning on attending the meetings, please join us at our ASHEcon Luncheon on Friday January 6, 2017 at 12:30pm in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Crystal C room. Our very special speaker will be MIT Professor Amy Finkelstein. She will be discussing “The Impact of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment”.

You can register (and pay the modest $35 copay) at ashecon.org/2016/11/ashecon/2017-luncheon-at-assa/.

The deadline to register is Friday December 30th.

In addition to the luncheon, ASHEcon and iHEA are co-sponsoring our annual cocktail reception for Members and Friends. This event will be held Friday January 6, 6:00pm at the Hyatt in the Plaza A room. Please stop by to say hello!

As always, we welcome your input and comments on our newsletter. If you have anything you would like say or ideas for content, we welcome input from our members!

Thanks for your continued support of ASHEcon!