ERIC A FINKELSTEIN, PH.D., M.H.A.Director of Lien Centre for Palliative CareDirector, NIHA Research ProgramProfessor, Health Services & Systems Research ProgramDuke-NUS Medical SchoolAbout the lectureDuring this talk, Dr. Finkelstein will present an overview of the strategic plan for the Centre, introduce key ongoing projects and educational programs, and present highlights of prior research efforts. The goal of this talk will be to get faculty/students excited about the possibility of collaborating with the Centre on palliative care projects in Singapore and the region. Lunch will be provided.About the speakerDr. Finkelstein is Professor of Health Services and Systems Research at the Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and the Executive Director of the Lien Centre for Palliative Care. He also holds appointments at NUS School of Public Health and Duke University Global Health Institute. His research focuses on the economic causes and consequences of health behaviors, with a primary emphasis on the use of traditional and behavioral economic incentives to influence those behaviors in ways to improve the public's health. Recent research also focuses on studies to better understand the complicated decisions that revolve around end of life care.
Thursday, September 7, 2017