RAND Conference Agenda

RAND-Andrus/AARP MiniMed School for Demographers and Economists 2003 Program

July 9-10, 2003

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Wednesday, July 9

9:00 - 9:30am Breakfast — Wilshire Hall

9:30 - 10:00 Introductions and opening remarks

10:00 - 12:00 David Wennberg, Maine Medical Center Is More Better? The Relationship Between Intensity of Health Care and Outcomes in the United States
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch — Miramar Gardens

1:30 - 3:00pm Charles Rosenberg, Harvard University What is Disease?
3:00 - 3:30 Break — Wilshire Corridor

3:30 - 5:00pm Judith Campisi, University of California, Berkeley Cancer and Aging: Rival Demons
6:00 - 9:00 Dinner — Monsoon Cafe
1212 3rd Street Promenade

Thursday, July 10

9:00 - 9:30am Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00 Opening remarks — Wilshire Hall

10:00 - 12:00 Andrew Steptoe, University College London Social Inequalities in Health: Behavioral and Biological Mediators
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch — Miramar Gardens

1:30 - 3:00pm Jane Wardle, University College London Bio-Behavioral Aspect of Obesity
3:00 - 3:30 Break — Wilshire Corridor

3:30 - 5:00pm Linda Fried, Johns Hopkins University Complex Pathways: Frailty and Disability
5:00 - 5:30 Concluding remarks

6:00 - 8:00 Reception — Veranda Room