Day One: Thursday, April 28, 2011

Morning

8:30 AM

Session I: Conference Overview

  • Daniel Wikler, PhD
    Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Maureen Lewis, PhD
    Economic Advisor, World Bank
  • Nir Eyal, DPhil
    Assistant Professor in Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School Faculty, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

9:00 AM

Session II: The New Activist Health Promotion

  • Session Chair: Neeru Paharia, DBA
    Research Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Health Promotion, New York Style

  • Andrew Goodman, MD, MPH - Slides
    Deputy Commissioner, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Michael H. Alderman, MD
    Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Hypertension
  • Ron Bayer, PhD
    Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

10:10 AM

Discussion

10:45 AM

Morning Break

11:00 AM

Health Promotion and the State: Is More Better?

  • Nir Eyal, DPhil
    Harvard Medical School and Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
  • Alex Rajczi, PhD - Slides
    Associate Professor, Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College
  • Roger Brownsword, LLB - Slides
    Professor of Law, Kings College London
  • Michelle M. Mello, JD, PhD
    Professor of Law and Public Health; Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health

12:00 PM

Discussion

12:15-
1:15 PM

Lunch Break

Afternoon

1:15 PM

Session III: Incentives in Workplace Wellness

  • Session Chair: Daniel Wikler, PhD
    Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Faculty, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

Incentives in the Workplace

  • Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management; Director, Center for Health Incentives, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Director, Penn CMU Roybal P30 Center in Behavioral Economics and Health
  • Michael L. Taylor, MD, FACP - Slides
    Medical Director for Health Promotion, Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Aaron Day
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tangerine Wellness

2:25 PM

Discussion

2:45 PM

Afternoon Break

3:00 PM

Perspectives on Incentives in Workplace Wellness

  • Harald Schmidt, PhD - Slides
    Research Associate, Center for Health Incentives, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Chuck Stone - Slides
    Director, North Carolinians for Affordable Health Care, State Employees Association of North Carolina, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2008
  • Scott Halpern, MD, PhD, MBE - Slides
    Center for Health Incentives, University of Pennsylvania Senior Scholar, Epidemiology; Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Meredith Rosenthal, PhD - Slides
    Associate Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Jason Block, MD - Slides
    Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

4:40 PM

Discussion

5:00 PM

Break

5:15 PM

How Incentives Work: The Economics, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Inertia and Reward

  • David Laibson, PhD
    Harvard College Professor, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University

6:15 PM

Reception (all invited)