29th Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice


CUNY Graduate School and University Center
The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street)
New York, NY 10016

Date & Time

10.30.2018 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Hollis Holmes

Pricing Information

$60 per person. Online registration is now closed. Registration for payment by check is available; please download form and submit via e-mail.

Presented by United Hospital Fund and GNYHA Foundation in collaboration with leading health research organizations in New York.


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
Poster Session

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Kenneth E. Raske
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greater New York Hospital Association

Anthony Shih, MD, MPH
United Hospital Fund

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation:
The Opioid Epidemic—What Current Research Tells Us and What More We Need to Know

Andrew Kolodny, MD
Co-Director, Opioid Policy Research Collaborative
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Poster Session & Morning Break
(Coffee, tea, and light refreshments)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 
Health Disparities in New York

Karen Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH
Deputy Commissioner
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Founding Director, Center for Health Equity

Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP
System Vice-Chair of Research
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science
Associate Dean for Academic Development
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nadia S. Islam, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Population Health
NYU School of Medicine
NYU Langone Health

Anthony Shih, MD, MPH
United Hospital Fund

12:30 p.m.




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