Cicily Hampton and Aileen Lapitan successfully defended their Dissertation Defense.
Yudo Anggoro – his paper was accepted at the 10th World Congress of RSAI (Regional Science Association International) in Thailand next month.
Eleonora Davalos Alvarez – her paper, New Answers to an Old Problem: Social Investment and Coca Crops in Colombia, was accepted to the Eight Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy—ISSDP. Also she was awarded a scholarship for doctoral students that covers registration fees and up to €700 to pay for travel and subsistence expenses associated with the conference.
Ada Uche – 2014-2015 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research, which provides $20,000 in stipend and travel
Ladapo, JA, Hartnett, HJ, Yau, M, Rich, P, Newton, D, Bruce, K, Johnson, A, Zhou, Y, Stemkowski, SA, and Monane, M. Enhanced Assessment of Chest Pain and Related Symptoms in the Primary Care Setting Through the Use of a Novel Personalized Medicine Genomic Test: Results from a Prospective Registry Study. Accepted for publication in an upcoming issues of the American Journal of Medical Quality, 2014 March.
Michels, S, Sheer, R, Moretz, C, Stemkowski, S, Andrews, G, Ghate, SR, Wang, C, & Sander, S, (2014). All-Cause and Driver-Specific Healthcare Resource Utilization in Newly Diagnosed Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients Newly Initiating Dabigatran and Warfarin, The 26th Annual Meeting & Expo of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), Tampa, Florida April 2014 and for publication in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP), A Silver Medal Award winning abstract.
At the end of spring break Dr. Bill Brandon informed the Chair of Political Science and the Director of the PhD Program in Public Policy of his intention to retire effective December 31, 2014.
At the annual North Carolina Political Science Association meetings in Cary NC, Dr. Brandon developed and moderated a panel on health policy that featured papers by 3 UNC Charlotte Public Policy Doctoral Students:
Hollie Tripp, “The Health Insurance Exchange in North Carolina; Increasing Enrollment by Improving the Affordable Care Act’s Navigator Program”
Cicily Hampton, “The Status Syndrome, Revisited”
Jackson Deziel, “Advanced Certification of Paramedics and Its Labor Market Effects”
Dr. Brandon also presented his own paper at NCPSA in a later panel: “Relieving the Social Security Debt Shackles by Chaining the CPI COLA: Technically Feasible, Politically Difficult, Ethically Fair,” presentation at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Political Science Association, Cary NC, February 28, 2014.
Dr. Brandon also presented an oral paper coauthored by HSR doctoral student Keith Carnes ““It’s All About HIM: Health Insurance Marketplaces on the Eve of Full Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the Conditions for Their Success,” at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Boston in November 2013. At that same meeting the Medicaid Research Team had a poster: “Impact of Patient-Provider Race Concordance on Empowered Decision-Making among North Carolina Medicaid Enrollees,” by Galen Smith, Keith Carnes, Cicily Hampton, Hollie Tripp and W.P. Brandon.