Michael M. Davis Lectures

The Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS) has a long history of hosting prominent speakers on topical policy issues. Lectures are held weekly during Fall and Spring quarters.

CHAS at the University of Chicago Center in Paris

On June 14-15, 2018, the Center for Health Administration Studies co-hosted, with the Sciences Po Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP), a multi-day conference in Paris, France at the University of Chicago’s Center in Paris campus.

Medicaid (MAX) Working Group

CHAS is supporting an interdisciplinary working group of faculty and Fellows to bring to the University of Chicago the most recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ MAX files. The group will be among the first to use a national panel of MAX files to assess program-wide performance and disease prevalence both at a single point in time and over several years.

CHAS Original Interviews

CHAS is excited to announce the start of a new quarterly podcast series featuring original interviews with local leaders in health policy and service innovation, beginning with Dr. Stacy Tessler Lindau, professor and practicing physician at UChicago Medicine and also the founder and chief innovation officer of a new social impact company called NowPow

About CHAS

The Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS) at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration has been a leader for over 75 years in research and education in health policy and services. CHAS engages an interdisciplinary and international group of health policy and services researchers on topics of health policy innovation and reform, health and social service integration, health access, cost and quality, behavioral health, global health, and preventive intervention. We are the experts in health policy and service effectiveness for the disadvantaged.

An intentionally interdisciplinary center located in a graduate school of social work is a unique institutional form that both exploits and enriches the values and orientation of the University of Chicago. CHAS has explored new questions, identified knowledge gaps, sought to enhance the translation of research-to-practice, and identified opportunities for collaborations within and outside the University of Chicago. Our programs support faculty research, research dissemination and translation, student learning, and engage researchers, scholars, policy makers, and practitioners.

“Building on the rich tradition of policy and services that contribute to major initiatives to improve health care for the disadvantaged – including the Affordable Care Act – CHAS continues to explore new questions, identify knowledge gaps and promote the translation of research to policy and practice to the end of promoting health care for all.”

Jeanne C. Marsh, CHAS Director

NEWS

CHAS eNews: October 2018

POLICY BRIEFS: Neighborhood Concentrated Disadvantage and Dating Violence Among Urban Adolescents: the Mediating Role of Neighborhood Social Processes; Exposure to Community Violence and Sexual Behaviors Among African American Youth: Testing Multiple...

CHAS eNews: September 2018

POLICY BRIEFS: Exploring Transgender Legal Name Change as a Potential Structural Intervention for Mitigating Social Determinants of Health Among Transgender Women of Color; Medicaid Eligibility Expansions May Address Gaps In Access To Diabetes Medications; Building...

CHAS eNews: August 2018

POLICY BRIEFS: Placing Assimilation Theory: Mexican Immigrants in Urban and Rural America; A Network Intervention to Locate Newly HIV Infected Persons Within MSM Networks in Chicago; Medicaid Benefits for Addiction Treatment Expanded After Implementation Of The...

2017 HIGHLIGHTS

Faculty Seed Grants

Davis Lectures

Doctoral Student Awards

Workshops & Conferences

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