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Special PHDL Lecture - June 5, 2017 - Computer Simulation to Inform Multi-level Intervention Design for HIV+ Persons with Alcohol Use Disorders in Maharashtra, India

R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP

Professor of Medicine and Population Health
Chief, Section on Value and Effectiveness (SOLVE)
New York University School of Medicine

Monday, June 5, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM
A521 Crabtree Hall – Pitt Public Health

Abstract:

This presentation describes use of a HIV microsimulation to inform design of a multi-level intervention for HIV-infected persons with alcohol use disorders in Maharashtra, India. In particular, how should trialists and policy makers select from 15,000 alternative specifications of multi-level interventions to identify those with the highest probable value.

About the speaker:

R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP is a Professor of Medicine and Population Health, Chief of the Section on Value and Effectiveness (SOLVE) at New York University School of Medicine and Past-President of the Society of Medical Decision Making. Dr. Braithwaite earned his MD from the State University of New York at Stonybrook and his MSc in Clinical Research from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Braithwaite also completed a fellowship in Clinical Decision Making at Tufts University and is a recipient of a prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faculty Scholar award. He is an accomplished investigator in the field of decision science, quality and cost-effectiveness with an outstanding record of funding from the NIH and other extramural sources. As Chief of SOLVE, he is dedicated to advancing a program of rigorous, policy-relevant research to optimize quality and value in healthcare, incorporating methods of decision science, comparative effectiveness and cost effectiveness. In addition to his focus on improving care for chronic illness domestically, he also continues his important international work on HIV treatment strategies in developing countries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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