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Social Sciences 2011-12 Lecture Series

The healthcare debate is currently center stage. While the cost of care rises, the problem of who pays for it looms over almost every major public policy and business decision. What are the real issues behind the headlines? In the final event of the 2011-12 Social Sciences Expert Speaker Series, social sciences and health industry experts will discuss the current state and possible future of healthcare in the United States.

Healthcare Futures: Policy, Promise and Politics
Thursday, April 12, 2012
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517
(bldg 214 on campus map)

Panelists include:

  • Matthew Beckmann, UCI political scientist, on the healthcare debate in Presidential politics
  • Andrew Noymer, UCI sociologist, on epidemics and social relations in American history
  • John Molina, Molina Healthcare chief financial officer, on healthcare from the insurance industry perspective
  • Jeff Margolis, Margolis Health Enterprises president and CEO, on integrated health care management and the role of social networking technology in improving healthcare value

Bill Maurer, anthropology professor, Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion director, and social sciences associate dean of graduate studies and research, will serve as the moderator.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $2.00 per hour in the Social Science Parking Structure on the corner of Campus Drive and Stanford. To RSVP or for further information, please contact Rosemarie Swatez, rswatez@uci.edu or 949-824-2511.

Learn more about the 2011-2012 Social Sciences Speaker Series.