The Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement
and the Duke Center for Population Health Sciences present:
A POPULATION HEALTH IMPROVEMENT SEMINAR SERIES
Topic: "Evaluating a Place-Based County Health Improvement Initiative"
About the Speaker:
Mina Silberberg, PhD, as the Vice-Chief for Research and Evaluation for the Division of Community Health, oversees the division’s research portfolio, leads the evaluation of the Division’s care management and clinical services, and conducts externally funded research and evaluation. Examples of her work include serving as: principal investigator on the formative evaluation of the Kate B. Reynold Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places Initiative; co-principal investigator of the African-American Health Improvement Partnership, an NIH-funded community-based participatory research project focused on African-American patients with diabetes in Durham; and principal investigator of IN4Kids, a study funded by the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of integrating registered dietitians into primary care practices to work with children.
Before coming to Duke, Dr. Silberberg was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. Dr. Silberberg’s research has focused on non-traditional models of care for underserved populations. She has worked and conducted research in Latin America, as well as in the United States. Her research has been published in a number of journals, including the Health Care Financing Review, The Gerontologist, Care Management Journals, Social Service Review, the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. Dr. Silberberg teaches the MHS-CL course, Population Health Management Approaches