Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., will present “Eliminating Health Care Disparities for Persons with Disabilities” on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101, as part of the PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series.
Iezzoni is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She has published and spoken widely on risk adjustment and she also studies health care quality, delivery system and policy issues relating to people with disabilities. She has published three books: When Walking Fails, Multiple Sclerosis and More Than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities, co-authored with Bonnie L. O’Day. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine in the National Academy of Sciences.
Iezzoni’s talk is hosted by the college’s department of health services research, management and policy and is free and open to the public. The College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series brings some of the nation’s top health professions and public health researchers to the University of Florida campus.