Seth Berkowitz

A Presentation by Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Interventions to address health-related social needs have shown promise for improving health and reducing healthcare costs in pilot studies, but it is unclear how to apply them at the population level. Sequential, Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) designs may offer an efficient way to evaluate multi-component interventions on health-related social needs in order to generate evidence necessary to bring these interventions to scale. In this talk, you will learn about the nuts and bolts of SMART designs, with examples based on current North Carolina Medicaid transformation efforts.

Dr. Berkowitz is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He performs research on population management, food insecurity, cost-related medication underuse, and the impact of adverse social circumstances on chronic disease management, particularly with regard to diabetes and other cardiometabolic disease. His goal is to develop interventions and care delivery models that address social and economic needs as part of chronic disease management, and evaluate these for both effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.

A TATE Talks presentation by Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH from UNC-CH SSW on Vimeo.

Contact Gary Cuddeback, gcuddeba@email.unc.edu or 919.962.4363 for more information