CAPS Town Hall: Bruce Schackman, PhD, Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College
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October 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Dr. Schackman is the Director of CHERISH – The Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV – a multi-institutional Center of Excellence, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (P30DA040500). CHERISH is a collaboration among researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine, Boston Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Schackman is the Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell, where he conducts economic evaluations of the comparative effectiveness of health interventions alongside clinical trials and cohort studies, cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness simulation modeling studies, and implementation science studies—particularly relating to treatment of infectious diseases and substance use disorders. His current research includes economic evaluations of HIV and hepatitis C screening and treatment in substance use treatment settings, and economic evaluations of treatments for opioid use disorder.