Conference: “Comparative Effectiveness Research: From All Angles”


“Comparative Effectiveness Research: From All Angles”, the 3rd annual two-day conference (also available for course credit EPBI/MPHP 467 Section 100), will be held May 22-23, 2013 at Case Western Reserve University. Many expert speakers are featured covering: methods, policy, physician practice, public acceptance, economics of payment, health care organizations, and ethical/legal/social issues. This is followed the next week, May 29-31, by a 3-day crash course in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (EPBI/MPHP 467 Sections 101-102).  For more information about the program and registration fees, or how to register for academic credit, visit:

Discounted registration for interns, residents, fellows, full-time students not taking for academic credit and employees of public health departments.

Featured speakers include:

Jessica Berg, JD, MPH - Professor of Law, Bioethics, and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, CWRU; Associate Director, CWRU Law-Medicine Center


Barbara J. Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN - The Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing; Professor,  Biomedical Ethics,  CWRU School of Medicine; Director,  Clinical Ethics, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Gregory S. Cooper, MD - Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University Hospitals Case Medical Center


William S. Schwab, MD PhD AGSF - National Guidelines Committee, Kaiser Permanente; Medical Director, Home Health, Ohio Permanente Medical Group


J.B. Silvers, PhD - John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance; Department Chair & Professor, Banking and Finance, CWRU; Board Member, Joint Commission Resources/Joint Commission International; Board Member, Vice Chair of Finance and Audit, The Joint Commission

Mendel E. Singer, PhD MPH , Coordinator - Associate Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CWRU; Director of Research, Master of Public Health program



Questions? Contact Dr. Mendel Singer at  or 216-368-1951.