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‘Delivering Quality Health Care’

032013Feature_SkinnerThe 2013 Harriet Elliott Lecture Series, titled “Delivering Quality Health Care in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities,” will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

The keynote address, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Elliott University Center Auditorium, will be by Dr. Jonathan Skinner, the James O. Freeman Presidential Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. Skinner is one of the country’s leading experts on health care financing, a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Health Advisory Panel and a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

A former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Resources, his research interests include the economics of government transfer programs, technology growth and disparities in health care, and the savings behavior of aging baby boomers.

A preceding panel discussion from 4:30-6 p.m. will feature Tim Rice, CEO of Cone Health; Edward Abraham, MD, dean of the Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Charles Courtemanche, assistant professor of economics at Georgia State University.

This year’s lecture is hosted by the Department of Economics in the Bryan School of Business and Economics. See http://www.uncg.edu/aas/lectureseries/ or contact Stephen Holland at sphollan@uncg.edu or 334-4925 for more details.