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May
13
2021

Data for Research at the U.S. Census Bureau

When: Thursday, May 13, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Registration required.

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University.

In this talk, Dr. Victoria Udalova will present the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) program at the U.S. Census Bureau, a relatively new research initiative focused on strategically re-using health records and linking across multiple data sources to improve measurement and advance population health. She will also describe availability of restricted data for research, process of gaining access to these data, and some recent examples of research projects.

Guest:
Victoria Udalova, PhD
Senior Economist and Program Manager of the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) Program U.S. Census Bureau

Dr. Victoria Udalova is a senior economist and program manager of the Enhancing Health Data (EHealth) program at the U.S. Census Bureau. She leads the Census Bureau’s initiative to combine health records with Census data to create new statistics and expand research possibilities. Dr. Udalova’s research focuses on measuring social determinants of health and the characteristics of health care workforce. Her projects feature alternative data sources that supplement Census’ existing data collection. Dr. Udalova has published articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Health Economics and Health Affairs.

For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

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