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September 28, 2016

Institute member Michael Hill explains the new ‘ESCAPE’ procedure that can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke.

September 27, 2016

Policies aimed at protecting the public sometimes have negative consequences. These can occur when decisions are based on limited and/or poor quality evidence; when actual outcomes of a new policy are the opposite of what was originally intended, writes Institute affiliate 

September 26, 2016

Institute member and nursing professor Catherine Laing is investigating the effects of digital storytelling on young people affected by childhood cancer. 

Public Health - Taking it to the Streets


Upcoming Events

OHMES Health and Medical Educational Scholarship Symposium

Date & Time:
February 22, 2017 - 12:15 pm to February 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm

Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: Theoretical and Practical Issues

Date & Time:
February 6, 2017 - 9:00 am to February 8, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Based on popular demand, the Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: Theoretical and Practical Issues Applied Workshop will be offered again in early 2017. This workshop teaches participants about how using DCEs in health can evaluate how patients value the costs, benefits and risks of health care. O’Brien Institute member Dr. Deborah Marshall will facilitate the workshop along with Professor Mandy Ryan from the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen.

Date & Time:
November 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm

The Constant Gardener - Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a British diplomat in Kenya, tries to solve the murder of his wife Tessa (Rachel Weisz), an Amnesty activist. He discovers that she was getting dangerously close to uncovering the malpractices of a powerful pharmaceutical company’s exploitation of Africans dying from HIV/AIDS to test a new anti-tuberculosis drug.


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