MGH Health Policy Rounds Returns October 7 2019!
We are excited that the 2019-2020 season of MGH Health Policy Rounds will be launched on Monday, October 7 at 12 noon. We started policy rounds last year to bring great regional and national speakers who are policy makers and/or researchers to Mass General. This year, you will hear from a wide range of speakers on major health threats to life expectancy, health workforce policy proposals, and issues that will shape the 2020 election.
MGH Health Policy Rounds wrapped up its first year on May 6 with a presentation by Iyah Romm, CEO and Co-Founder of Cityblock Health. Cityblock is redesigning care for people in urban neighborhoods that are traditionally underserved. Mr. Romm was previously employed at the Mass. Health Policy Commission and Commonwealth Care Alliance–roles that he drew on extensively in speaking about efforts to reach and serve patients who have lost trust in the health system.
Population Health Research Symposium June 10th! Dr. Stephen Bartels and Dr. Christine Vogeli are leading efforts for the next Partners Population Health Research Symposium to be held at Assembly Row on June 10th.
Elyse R. Park, Ph.D., MPH Among MGH’s Highest-Awarded Researchers
Dr. Park is currently overseeing $7.2 million in grant-funded research projects, including two $2.5 million multi-year studies funded by the national Institutes of Health (NIH). Her studies involve the integration of mind body skills – specifically stress management and resiliency training– into tobacco treatment for cancer patients.
Giselle Perez, PhD was recently named the Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship Research for the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program. In addition, effective February 2019, Dr. Perez will also serve as Director of Mentoring for the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.