Research Seminar: The Effects of Stress and Mind-Body Medicine on Healthcare Utilization

Event Date: April 7th, 2016

James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH

Research Seminar: The Effects of Stress and Mind-Body Medicine on Healthcare Utilization

Dr. Stahl’s talk will be on the economics of mind-body medicine and the effect of mind-body medicine on healthcare utilization.

Presenter: James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH is Section Chief of General Internal Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.  He is an outcomes researcher with expertise in decision science, health technology assessment, and simulation modeling.

Dr. Stahl attended medical school at McGill University and completed a joint internal medicine residency between NSUH – Cornell Medical School and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  He then completed a National Library of Medicine fellowship in Clinical Decision Making, Informatics and Telemedicine at New England Medical Center – Tufts University School of Medicine.  While there, Dr. Stahl worked on the clinical decision analysis consult service, developed and helped implement hospital guidelines and decision support tools, and helped develop and grow the international telemedicine program.  He then went to University of Pittsburgh, where he worked in the area of liver allocation policy and completed his MPH at the Graduate School of Public Health and received the award for best health policy thesis.  While at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) he was a member of Institute for Technology Development, and also worked at the MGH Benson Henry Institute.  In 2015, Dr. Stahl joined the faculty of the Dartmouth Geisel
School of Medicine.

His research interests include discrete-event simulation, operations research, decision analysis, meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, utility assessment, game theory, market design, applying industrial design to problem solving in healthcare, interdisciplinary collaboration, ethics, and the effectiveness of mind-body medicine.

WATCH VIDEO Presentation Here

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