The healthcare debate will be center stage in the 2012 Presidential elections. 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.

Thursday, April 12, 2012
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517

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

This event will be moderated by Bill Maurer, anthropology professor, Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion director, and social sciences associate dean of graduate studies and research.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $10.00 per day, or $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, or 949-824-2511.


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