CHEAR Seminars

The CHEAR Seminar provides a forum for presentation of research findings from across the University of Michigan child health services research community and beyond. The CHEAR Seminar is a one CME credit event. The seminar meets on Tuesday mornings from 9:10-10:00 a.m. unless otherwise indicated. Registration is required.

Previous Seminars

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The Australian Paediatric Multi-Instrument Comparison (P-MIC) study: Feasibility of collecting paediatric health related quality of life (HRQoL) data and acceptability of commonly used paediatric HRQoL instruments to children and their caregivers
Renee Jones, MPH
PhD Student - Health Economics Unit
University of Melbourne

June 7, 2022

Using Medicaid Data for Child Health Projects
Sarah J. Clark, MPH
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics
Co-Director, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health
University of Michigan

April 12, 2022

Shaping Attitudes and Changing Behavior Regarding Childhood Vaccines: Insights from a Randomized Trial and a Natural Experiment
Douglas J. Opel, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Bioethics Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington School of Medicine

February 15, 2022

Measuring and Improving the Quality of Opioid Prescribing to Children and Young Adults
Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


January 25, 2022

Monitoring Disease Activity in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mallory Chavannes, MD, MHSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Children's Hospital Los Angeles


January 11, 2022

Understanding and Improving Pediatric Decision Making
Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


December 14, 2021

Psychology Innovation in Pediatric Chronic Pain
Rachael Coakley, PhD
Director, Clinical Innovation and Outreach in Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital


November 9, 2021

Promoting Maternal and Child Health through Policy Advocacy
Amy Zaagman, BBA, MPA
Executive Director, Michigan Council for Maternal and Child Health


October 26, 2021

Fluid Decision Making
Steve Gorga, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Associate Fellowship Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


October 12, 2021

CHEAR Faculty COVID-19 Research Round Table

Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH
Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Joyce Lee, MD, MPH
Robert P. Kelch Research Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Fola Odetola, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Lisa Prosser, PhD, MS
Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
Associate Vice President for Research – Health Sciences, University of Michigan Office of Research
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Sarah Reeves, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Co-Director, CHEAR Fellowship Programs


September 28, 2021

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: use of technology and innovative community-engagement for research
Jade Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
School of Nursing


September 14, 2021

CHEAR Faculty Roundtable / Rapid-Fire Research Update
Ryan Barbaro, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Kevin J. Dombkowski, Dr.PH, MS
Research Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Lisa A. Prosser, PhD, MS
Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation & Research Center
Assistant Dean for Research Faculty
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy

David E. Sandberg, PhD
Professor, Pediatric Psychology
Department of Pediatrics


June 24, 2021

Transition of Care and Technology Interventions For Individuals with Complex Disabilities
Brad Dicianno, MD
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh


May 27, 2021

YES-ERACE: Youth Empowerment Solutions for Engaging youth for anti-Racism And Cultural Equity
Abunya Agi, PhD and Marc  Zimmerman, PhD
Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor, Public Health
University of Michigan


May 20, 2021

What happens next: long-term impact of lung injury
Joseph Kohne, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan


May 13, 2021

US Healthcare Reform and Women: Progress to Date and Unfinished Business
Michele Moniz, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Michigan


April 22, 2021

Development of an App to Help Teens make healthy choices at Fast Food Venues
Susan Woolford, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
University of Michigan


March 11, 2021

Tots or teens: How does child's age influence maternal labor supply and child care response to the Earned Income Tax Credit?
Natasha Pilkauskas, MPP, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Policy
University of Michigan


February 25, 2021

Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Screening, outcomes, treatment and policy
Megan Pesch, MD 
Assistant Professor, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
University of Michigan


February 11, 2021

Securing the Academic Pipeline: Tier-Mentoring
R. Alexander Blackwood, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
OHEI Faculty Lead, Leaders and Learners Pathways Program
University of Michigan


January 28, 2021

Substance Misuse Among School Disengaged Youth: Opportunities for Prevention
Sarah Stoddard, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
 


December 10, 2020

Text-based mentoring for postpartum mothers: Early results from a mixed-methods
Christina Weiland, EdD
Associate Professor
School of Education
University of Michigan


November 19, 2020

Supporting Pandemic Response Using Immunization Information Systems (IIS)
Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH
Research Professor
Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
University of Michigan


October 22, 2020

Decisions, Decisions: Engaging Stakeholders in the Development of "The Hypospadias Homepage Data"
Katherine H. Chan, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Urology
School of Medicine
Indiana University


October 8, 2020

Learning More from Adolescents Online: Use of Social Media to Study Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine
University of Michigan


September 24, 2020

The Economic Burden of Childhood Cancer: Evidence from Danish Register Data
Achyuta Adhvaryu, PhD, MPhil, MA
Associate Professor, Ross School of Business
Business Economics and Public Policy
University of Michigan


September 10, 2020

CHEAR Faculty Roundtable
Presenters: Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD; Sarah J. Clark, MPH; Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH, MS; Gary Freed, MD, MPH; Joyce Lee, MD, MPH; Zubin Modi, MD, MS; Sarah Reeves, PhD, MPH; Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH; Courtney Streur, MD, MS   
Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
University of Michigan


June 4, 2020

Child and Adolescent Data Lab: Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice
Joseph Ryan, MSW, PhD
Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work
Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan


March 5, 2020

Care of the Critically ill Child: What if it Involves Inter-Hospital Transfer?
Fola Odetola, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


February 20, 2020

Prevention of Complications Due to Pediatric Crohn’s Disease
Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
University of Michigan


February 6, 2020

Legal Changes to the Affordable Care Act
Nicholas Bagley, JD
Professor of Law
University of Michigan Law School


January 16, 2020

Behavioral Economic Strategies to Change Patient and Clinician Behaviors 
Jeff Kullgren, MS, MD, MPH
Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan


November 21, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences
Todd Herrenkohl, PhD
Professor and Marion Elizabeth Blue Endowed Chair in Children and Families,
School of Social Work,
University of Michigan


November 7, 2019

Exploring Parent Confidence Among Parents of Infants with Medical Complexity
Ashlee Vance, PhD, MA, RN, RNC-NIC
Research Fellow, Clinical Scholar, Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation,
University of Michigan School of Nursing


October 17, 2019

Learning Health Systems for Child Health
Joyce Lee, MD, MPH
Robert P. Kelch Research Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Michigan


October 3, 2019

Disorders (Differences) of Sex Development: Challenges and Tension in a Field of Diverse Opinions
David Sandberg, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


September 19, 2019

Valuing Child Health: Methods and Applications
Lisa Prosser, PhD, MS
Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center
University of Michigan


May 16, 2019

Introducing the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI)
May Darwish-Yassine, PhD
Chief Program Officer

Marijata Daniel-Echols, PhD
Program Director

Mat Edick, PhD
Program Director

Jennifer Torres, PhD
Research Scientist


May 2, 2019

Registry, Research and ECMO
Ryan Barbaro, MD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan


April 18, 2019

Diagnostic Errors in the Emergency Department: Blind Spot in Patient Safety Movement
Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA
Professor & Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


April 4, 2019

Assessment of Family Preferences for Pediatric Surgical Conditions
Samir Gadepalli, MD, MS, MBA
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Michigan


March 21, 2019

Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis in Michigan: Selected Quality Improvement Studies
Mary Kleyn, MS
Michigan Newborn Screening Program
Lifecourse Epidemiology and Genomics Division
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services


February 28, 2019

What happens after the hospital: The long-term impact of severe sepsis
Erin Carlton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


February 7, 2019

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Transplant Care: Clinical Practice, Research, and Policy
Emily Fredericks, PhD
Director, Division of Pediatric Psychology
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


January 17, 2019

MyVoice: Texting with America's Youth to Improve Health and Wellbeing
Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan


December 6, 2018

Behind the Headlines: How We Produce the Mott Poll
Sarah J. Clark, MPH
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics
Co-Director, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health
CHEAR Center
University of Michigan


November 15, 2018

Variation in Reducing Variation: An Examination of Differences within Collaborative Improvement Networks
Katherine Bates, MD, MSHP
Associate Chief Clinical Officer of Quality
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital & Von Voightlander Women's Hospital
University of Michigan


November 1, 2018

Public Health Information Exchange: Reaching for Interoperability
Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH
Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics
CHEAR Center
University of Michigan


October 18, 2018

Influenza Vaccines in Households
Ryan Malosh, PhD, MPH
Research Investigator, School of Public Health
University of Michigan


September 6, 2018

Rapid Fire Research
CHEAR Faculty
University of Michigan


May 24, 2018

The Youth Policy Lab Approach to Social Science Research
Robin Jacob, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Institute for Social Research, School of Education
University of Michigan

Brian Jacob, PhD
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy
Professor of Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
University of Michigan


April 12, 2018

Control of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: How Public Health Recommendations Translate into a Healthier Population
Abram Wagner, PhD
Research Fellow
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
University of Michigan


March 8, 2018

Population Perspectives on Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease
Zubin Modi, MD
Pediatric Nephrology Fellow
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


February 22, 2018

Transitional Care for Patients with Spina Bifida: Current Status and Future Directions
Courtney Shepard, MD, MS
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Urology
University of Michigan


January 25, 2018

Children's Use of Health Care Services in Australia: Is it Equitable?
Kim Dalziel, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Harkness Fellow
Associate Professor
University of Melbourne, Australia


January 11, 2018

Primary Care for Children in Australia: Concerns Down Under
Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH
Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
University of Michigan

December 15, 2017

Advancing Timely Diagnosis and Appropriate Management of Monogenic Diabetes in the Multiethnic US Population
Rochelle Naylor, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


November 30, 2017

Generating Evidence to Improve Health Services for Children with Rare Diseases: Opportunities and Challenges
Beth Potter, PhD
Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

November 9, 2017

MiTracking: A "One-stop Shop" for Data
Jill Maras, MPH
Project Manager
Michigan Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (MiTracking)
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


October 12, 2017

Data and Analytics
Mark Salamango, MS
Chief Information Officer
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
University of Michigan

Ashwin Belle, PhD
Analytics Architect
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
University of Michigan


September 14, 2017

Using Apps to Measure Parent and Child Mobile Device Use: Opportunities and Limitations
Jenny Radesky, MD
Assistant Professor, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
University of Michigan


May 25, 2017

HSR in the Niche of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
Michael Gaies, MD, MPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Executive Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4)
University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center


May 11, 2017

Fuzzy Math: Addressing Misperception in Parent Predictions of Children's Long-Term Health
Davene Wright, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Seattle Children's Hospital


April 27, 2017

The Impact of Quality Improvement Initiatives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity
Rebecca Vartanian, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


March 30, 2017

Use of Low-Value Pediatric Services among the Commercially Insured
Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Academic Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
The University of Chicago


March 23, 2017

ACEs, Race, & Resilience
Nia Heard-Garris, MD
Robert Wood Johnson Fellow and Clinical Lecturer
Department of Pediatrics
University of Michigan


March 9, 2017

Understanding the Value of Home Health Care for Children with Medical Complexity
Carolyn Foster, MD, FAAP
Acting Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Staff Physician, Seattle Children's Hospital


January 26, 2017

Sharing and Using Health Data and ICPSR
Amy Pienta, PhD
Associate Research Scientist and Acquisitions Director
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
University of Michigan


January 12, 2017

Phenotyping and Understanding Mechanisms of Chronicification of Pain-Related Disability
Eric Scott, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School


December 15, 2016

LEAPing into Feeding Babies: How the LEAP Study May Stop the Peanut Allergy Epidemic
Harvey Leo, MD
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Department of Health Behavior and Education
University of Michigan School of Public Health


December 1, 2016

Cost-Effectiveness of Increasing Access to Contraception during the Zika Virus Outbreak, Puerto Rico, 2016
Scott Grosse, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia


November 17, 2016

Health Challenges and Opportunities for Children in Michigan: Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health Perspectives
Sarah Lyon-Callo, MA, MS
Director, Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services


November 10, 2016

A Non-Technical Introduction to Interrupted Time Series Analysis*
Ariel Linden, DrPH
Research Scientist, Division of General Medicine & Institute for Health Policy and Innovation
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy
President, Linden Consulting Group, LLC
*This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

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