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Behavioral and Social Sciences -- 3/29 Daypass -- The Why and How of Behavioral Economic Strategies to Promote Healthy Decisions
PLEASE NOTE: This lecture starts at 9:30am. THE WHY AND HOW OF BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE HEALTHY DECISIONS Jeff Kullgren, M.D. Jeff Kullgren is a Research Scientist at the Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research and an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. He holds undergraduate and medical degrees from Michigan State and a Master of Public Health degree from Michigan. He was a resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an RWJF Clinical Scholar at Penn. His research aims to help patients and clinicians make good decisions about health and health care. Speaker’s Synopsis: The field of behavioral economics – which combines insights from economics and psychology to better understand and shape human behavior – has recently offered new solutions to longstanding problems in our health care system. In this talk, Kullgren will examine the underpinnings, promise, and perils of behavioral economic strategies to improve patient and clinician decisions about health and health care.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 03/29/2018
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED