Methodological Seminars

Current CHIME Seminars and other events

Todd Hughes

January 2021 Methodological Seminar

RCMAR CHIME Methodological Webinar Series Todd Hughes, MS Director, California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA  “Recent

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Archive of Past Methodological Seminars

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • 01/23/12: Mohsen Bazargan, PhD, Loretta Jones, MA, and Anna “Aziza” Lucas-Wright, MEd, “Comparing Perceived and Objective Knowledge of Cancer Risk and Prevention: An Example of Community Participatory Research”
  • 03/26/12: Neil W. Steers, PhD, “Measurement of Constructs in Psychosocial Models of Health Behaviors and Outcomes”
  • 05/21/12: Susan L. Ettner, PhD, “Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation: An Introduction.”
  • 06/18/12: Ron D. Hays, PhD, “Evaluating Multi-Item Scales Using Item-Scale Correlations and Confirmatory Factor Analysis.”
  • 09/17/12: Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD, “Phase III Clinical Trial: Randomization, Blinding and Baseline Assessment.”

2011

  • 01/24/11: Marc N. Elliott, PhD, MA, “Some Introductory Considerations Regarding Propensity Techniques”
  • 03/21/11: Mary Vaiana, PhD, “Summarizing Information for Nontechnical Audiences: A Few Rules of Thumb” (Part 1 of 2)
  • 04/18/11: Mary Vaiana, PhD, “Summarizing Information for Nontechnical Audiences: A Few Rules of Thumb” (Part 2 of 2)
  • 05/16/11: John Heritage, PhD, “Reducing Patients Unmet Concerns in Medical Visits: A Trial of Two Question Designs”
  • 07/18/11: Sylvia H. Paz, PhD, “Surveying Hard-to-Reach Populations”
  • 08/15/11: Jose Luis Calderon, MD, “FONBAYS: Developing Written Communication for Populations with Limited Literacy Skills”
  • 09/19/11: Lorretta Jones, MA & Anna “Aziza” Lucas-Wright, “Keys to Sustaining a Long-term Partnership”
  • 11/21/11: Honghu Liu, PhD, “Study Design: Sample Size Calculation & Power Analysis”
  • 12/12/11: Ron D. Hays, PhD, “Estimating Reliability”

2010

  • 01/25/10: Janet Carter, “Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy”
  • 03/22/10: Jose J. Escarce, MD, PhD, “Using Secondary Datasets for Research”
  • 04/19/10: Tanya Hays, “Survey Research Methods”
  • 05/17/10: Ian Coulter, “Role of Qualitative Methods in Program Evaluation”
  • 08/16/10: Steven P. Reise, PhD, “Item Response Theory (IRT) Measurement”
  • 09/20/10: Honghu Liu, PhD, “Introduction to Statistical Modeling”
  • 11/15/10: Ron D. Hays, PhD, “Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)”
  • 12/20/10: Steven P. Wallace, PhD, “The Promotion of Usage of the RCMAR Coordinating Center’s Website – www.rcmar.ucla.edu”

2009

  • 01/26/09: Beverly Wiedmer Ocampo, MA, “Issues and Challenges in Conducting Research with Latinos” (Part 1 of 2)
  • 04/27/09: Paul Robinson, PhD, “Beyong Geocoding: How Theory and Techniques from GISc are Used to More Accurately Contextualize Neighborhood Environment”
  • 05/18/09: Beverly Wiedmer Ocampo, MA, “Issues and Challenges in Conducting Research with Latinos” (Part 2 of 2)
  • 09/21/09: Gery Ryan, PhD, “The Pragmatics of Exploratory Qualitative Research: Solutions to Practical Problems in Community Contexts – Data Collection” (Part 1 of 2)
  • 11/16/09: Gery Ryan, PhD, “The Pragmatics of Exploratory Qualitative Research: Solutions to Practical Problems in Community Contexts – Data Analysis” (Part 2 of 2)
  • 12/14/09: Raellen Man & Cathy Rujernicks, “Navigating the Changes to the NIH Instructions”

2008

  • 01/28/08: Keith C. Norris, MD & Loretta Jones, MA “Walking the Talk: Achieving the Promise of Authentic Academic-Community Partnership”
  • 03/24/08: Jose J. Escarce, MD, PhD, “Using Secondary Datasets for Research”
  • 04/21/08: Honghu Liu, PhD, “Study Design: Sample Size Calculation and Power Analysis”
  • 05/19/08: John Adams, PhD, “Hunting for the Process-Outcome Link in Health Services Research: An Introduction to Instrumental Variables”
  • 07/21/08: Leo S. Morales, MD, PhD, MPH, “Measurement of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status”
  • 09/15/08: Ron D. Hays, PhD, “Construction and Evaluation Multi-item Scales”
  • 11/17/08: Ninez Ponce, PhD, “Measuring Neighborhood Effects and the Use of Geo-coded Variables”