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Health Systems Research Conference

We hope that you will join us for our monthly research conference!
We meet from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in the second-floor conference room in Coleman Building.

Please click on the date below to find our more about this year's presentations or on the links at the bottom to read about previous ones . 

January 8, 2020

Changes in the Co-morbidity Network by Weight Class for Middle Age Patients

Charisse Madlock, PhD, MLS
Assistant Professor
Health Informatics and Information Management

February 5, 2020

 TBA

Aram Dobalian, PhD, JD, MPH
Director of the Division of Health Systems Management and Policy
Professor, School of Public Health, University of Memphis

Previous Conferences

December 4, 2019

One Health:  Building a New Ecosystem of Care for Complex Patients

Susan Cooper, MSN, RN, FAAN

Sr. Vice President and Chief Integration Officer
Center for Population Health and Clinical Innovation
Regional One Health

November 6, 2019
 

Medically Underserved Patient Perspectives Regarding Healthy Meal Preferences and Best Primary Care Approaches to Support Healthy Eating and Weight Loss for Patients with Obesity


Sierra Gaffney

UTHSC College of Medicine 2022 
2019 NIH Medical Student Research Fellow
Center for Health System Improvement

Michelle Jones
UTHSC College of Medicine 2022 
2019 NIH Medical Student Research Fellow
Center for Health System Improvement

 October 2, 2019 
 
Influence of Parent Physical Activity Support and Modeling on Adolescent Physical Activity Engagement and Weight Status

 

Cardella L. Leak, MPH
Research Leader
Center for Health System Improvement

September 4, 2019 

African American Patient Experience with Health Coaching, Text Messaging, and Health Education to Improve Diabetes Self-Care

Paige Fairrow-Davis
UTHSC College of Medicine 2022 
2019 NIH Medical Student Research Fellow
Center for Health System Improvement

Mary Lou Gutierrez, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Carolyn Graff, PhD, RN, FAAIDD
Professor, Program Director, Nursing Science

June 5, 2019
Family Resilience Initiative: Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care
 
Jason A. Yaun, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
May 1, 2019

The State of Weight: Does Excess Weight Really Matter?

Stephanie A. Rose, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Clinical Title Series
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

April 3, 2019
The Myth of White Health Advantage: An Epidemiological Analysis
 
Richard K. Thomas, PhD, Research Associate
Public Health Research Institute
March 6, 2019
The Healthy Memphis Initiative: Bridging the Research Chasm though Collaboration
 
Fedoria Rugless, Ph.D., CCRP
Director of Research, Church Health 
February 6, 2019
Designing Fit with Faith: An eHealth Intervention for Clergy and their Spouses
 
Brook Harmon, PhD, RD, FAND
Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public HealthUniversity of Memphis
January 9, 2019

An Update on the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Institute: Accelerating Clinical and Translational Science at UTHSC
 
Michelle Martin, PhD, FACSM 
Professor 
Director, Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research (CIHER)
Co-Director, Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI)
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Karen C Johnson, MD, MPH
Professor
Co-Director, Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI)
Department of Preventive Medicine,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center

December 5, 2018

Prevalence of Obesity-Related Multimorbidity Combinations in the United States
 
Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS
Assistant Professor
Health Informatics and Information Management,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center
 
Rebecca B. Reynolds, EdD
Professor
Health Informatics and Information Management,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center

November 7, 2018

Pediatric Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: The Role of Exercise Prescription
 
Webb Smith, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Obesity, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

October 3, 2018

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Identify Physiomarkers Predicting Severe Sepsis in the PICU
 
Rishi Kamaleswaran, PhD
Center for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center

Oguz Akbilgic, PhD
Center for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Pediatrics,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Robert L. Davis, MD, MPH 
Center for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Pediatrics,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Samir H. Shah, MD, MBA, FRCPC
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

September 6, 2018

An analysis of the association between an established Chief Experience Officer position and hospital patient experience scores within three states
 
William R. Breen, Jr., DSc
Senior Vice President of Physician Alignment, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Last Published: Dec 5, 2019