Forefront Lecture

Forefront Lecture 

Hepatitis C and HIV in Substance Users:

Economics of Screening and Linkage to Care


Dr. Bruce R. Schackman, PhD, MBA

Saul P. Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research,

Director, Centre for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV and HIV (CHERISH)

Where: Hurlburt Auditorium, Providence Level 2, St. Paul’s Hospital

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00PM

This talk is open to the public

Dr. Bruce Schackman is the Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell, where he conducts economic evaluations of the comparative effectiveness of health interventions alongside clinical trials and cohort studies, cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness simulation modeling studies, and implementation science studies-particularly relating to treatment of infectious diseases and substance use disorders. His current research includes economic evaluations of HIV and hepatitis C screening and treatment in substance use treatment settings, and economic evaluations of medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder.

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