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Howard Bauchner – “US Health Care: Important Emerging Policy Issues”

howard-bauchnerHoward Bauchner, MD, is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network, the latter consisting of ten additional leading medical journals ranging from JAMA Oncology to JAMA Psychiatry. The Network also includes JAMAevidence, which integrates the best available Evidence-based medicine in multiple and accessible formats to help clinicians recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. Bauchner became the 16th editor of JAMA in July 2011. He has published over 125 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals, mainly on clinical trials and health promotion. The Lunchtime Lectures are co-sponsored by the Moses Greeley Parker Lectures and UMass Lowell Office of Community Relations, with support from Prof. Bill Mass of the UMass Lowell Center for Industrial Competitiveness, the UMass Lowell College of Health Sciences, Lowell General Hospital. The program begins with a light buffet lunch Please note the two events have different locations. Reservations are required (seating is limited.) To reserve a seat, contact call 978-934-2957.