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To Induce or Not to Induce?

By | March 17, 2010

With increasing numbers of expectant mothers choosing their delivery dates based on the convenience for family and the physician, Center Senior Scholar Jennfier Bailit, MD, MPH worked with the NIH to explore whether the type of delivery can impact motherand baby: in particular, whether elective inductions Ð performed for nomedical reason Ð provided an increased Read More

An Economic Perspective on U.S. Health Care Reform — September 10th

By | September 2, 2009

Mark E. Votruba, Ph.D. presented Medical Grand Rounds on September 10th at MetroHealth`s Scott Auditorium The topic: An Economic Perspective on U.S. Health Care Reform. [Slides] Dr. Votruba is Director of the CenterÕs Health Economics Research Unit and CWRU Associate Professor of Economics.An Economic Perspective on U.S. Health Care Reform, [Slides]

Center Faculty and Colleagues Well Represented at SMDM Meeting

By | October 24, 2006

Center faculty, co-investigators, and students were well represented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Medical Decision Making meetings in Boston, October 15-18th. Collectively, Center faculty and colleagues presented 11 abstracts, two short courses, and chaired the plenary symposium that focused on the meetingÕs theme: ÒReal-Time Clinical Decision Support to Improve Quality of Read More

Congratulations to the CenterÕs Top Docs

By | March 10, 2006

In the March issue of Cleveland Magazine, several Center faculty were named among Northeast OhioÕs Top Docs. Congratulations to Neal V. Dawson, MD (Internal Medicine), Irene L. Katzan, MD (Neurology), Patrick K. Murray, MD (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) and Allan B. Garland, MD (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine). (posted 3/2006) hello

Dr. Katzan ÒLady in RedÓ in Cleveland Magazine
(February 2004 & 2006)

By | February 20, 2006

Center member Irene L. Katzan, MD, MS was featured for the second time as the “Lady in Red” in the February, 2006 issue of Cleveland Magazine. The magazine also featured American Heart Association funded research led by Dr. Katzan that is evaluating racial differences in stroke severity and management The magazine partnered with the American Read More

Using tablet PCÕs in dental practice research: technology, cost savings, and direct data entry ÒOn the GoÓ

By | February 13, 2006

In the February issue of Journal of Public Health Dentistry Joseph Sudano PhD and colleagues describe how tablet PC computers can be used in data collection. Using PC tablets eliminates intermediate data collection steps and error from data transfer. This technique also reduces study costs. Dr. Joseph Sudano and his colleagues concluded that the use Read More

The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) Welcomes Ashwini Sehgal, M.D. New Co-Medical Director Physician to focus on Reducing Health Disparities

By | January 13, 2006

Ash Sehgal, MD, an experienced physician and researcher in the areas of health disparities and quality improvement, joins the Cleveland Department of Public Health in a shared role as co-medical director. Dr. Sehgal is the Duncan Neuhauser Associate Professor of Community Health Improvement and Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at Case Western Read More

Thomas E. Love, Ph. D. has been selected to receive a 2005 Scholarship in Teaching Award from Case`s School of Medicine.

By | September 1, 2005

Dr. Love received this award for his work on teaching statistical methods for observational studies, primarily in Case`s Clinical Research Scholars Program, and also in workshops at national and international meetings. The Scholarship in Teaching Award (now in its second year) is designed to encourage the application of scholarship to efforts in education. Dr. Love Read More

Thomas E. Love, Ph. D., will join the Editorial Board of The American Statistician in January 2006 as an Associate Editor

By | June 17, 2005

The American Statistician, a quarterly publication of the American Statistical Association, strives to publish articles of general interest to the statistical profession that are clearly written, address topics of broad importance, and are ordinarily not highly technical. Articles focus on current national and international statistical problems and programs, state-of-the-art surveys of the discipline, public policy Read More