POP Seminar: Hamed Kianmehr & Ziyan Chen on Thurs, September 3, 2020

Seminar.Kianmehr.ChenZPlease join us Thursday, 09/03/2020 for POP Research seminar of the Fall 2020, held from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building Auditorium (Room HPNP 1404) or via Zoom.   We will be welcoming our Post Doctoral Fellow, Hamed Kianmehr, Ph.D. and graduate student Ziyan Chen, M.S. as our seminar speakers.

Dr. Kianmehr earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and System Engineering in December 2019 at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He also holds a  Master’s degree and a B.A. in Industrial Engineering. His doctoral research focuses on analytics and machine learning applied to health data. He leverages methods from data science, statistics, and dynamics modeling with application to various populations including patient with acute respiratory infection, and opioid users. Dr. Kianmehr’s research interests lie in applying micro simulation, system dynamics modeling, optimization, and data analytics methodologies to problems arising in the healthcare and public policy domains. His seminar title is: “Individualized Treatment Goals Planning for Congestive Heart Failure Prevention among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: a Revisit to the ACCORD trial using Machine Learning Approach.”

Ziyan Chen is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Program (POP). She earned her bachelor degree at Sun Yat-sen University with a major of Bioscience. She has a Master degree in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine from University of Southern California. She joined POP in 2016 and earned a Master degree in 2018. Now she is working with Dr. Diaby as a Ph.D. student on projects that cover the topics of burden of illness, healthcare resource utilization, and economic evaluation of cancer therapies. She is interested in using real-world evidence in pharmacoeconomic modeling and developing frameworks to assist healthcare decision making.  She will present her experiences during her Summer Internship at Amgen, Global Health Economics.

To join the meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris or Motomori Lewis for the Zoom link and password.