Presentations

William & Mary faculty and staff, indicated in bold, are actively engaged in scholarly research and technical research studies on various health policy issues. They have presented their research at conferences and meetings around the country.   

2016

Peter McHenry and Jennifer Mellor. “Medicare Hospital Payment Adjustments and Nursing Labor Markets,” presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Labor Economists, Seattle, Washington, May 2016 and the biennial conference of the American Society of Health Economists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2016.

Jennifer Mellor, Melissa McInerney, and Lindsay M. Sabik.  “Welcome Mat Effects for Dual Medicaid and Medicare Eligibles,” presented at the biennial conference of the American Society of Health Economists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2016.

Danielle DallaireCatherine Forestell, and Angela Boland.  "Health Care Related Needs of Pregnant Prisoners," presented at the conference on "Bridging the Gap Between Corrections, Health Care, and Community Resources," Richmond, Virginia, May 2016.

Tracy Johnson-Hall and David Hall.  “Market Penalties and Long-Term Operating Performance Impacts of Product Recalls:  The Role of Firm Disclosure,” and “Organizational Learning from Product Recalls:  The Role of Firm Disclosure of Quality Failure Sources,” presented at the Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 2016.

John Parman.  “Gender and Intergenerational Mobility:  Using Health Outcomes to Compare Intergenerational Mobility Across Gender and Over Time,” presented at Williams College, Stanford University, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Iowa, March and April 2016.
                                                        
Padmaja Ayyagari and Daifeng He.  “The Role of Medical Expenditure Risk in Portfolio Allocation Decisions,” presented at the annual meeting of Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) conducted by the American Economic Association, San Francisco, California, January 2016.

2015
  
Brian Beach
, Werner Troesken, and Nicola Tynan.  "Municipalization and Disease:  Evidence from teh Public Acquisition of Private Waterworks in 19th Century Englan," presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2015.

Melissa McInerney, Jennifer Mellor, and Lindsay Sabik.  "The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions for Working-Age Adults on Senior Medicare Beneficiaries' Healthcare Spending and Health," presented at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 2015.

Lou Rossiter.  "Equity of Healthcare," presented to the Healthcare Administrators of Tidewater, American College of Healthcare Executives meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 2015.

Peter McHenry.  "Medicare Hospital Payments and Nursing Labor Markets," presentation of a paper written by Peter McHenry and Jennifer Mellor at the Regional Economics Workshop, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, September 2015.

Emily Tyne Gorman, Constance Hull, Caroline Kelsey, Danielle Dallaire, and Catherine Forestell.  "Prenatal Nutrition and Nutrition Knowledge for Pregnant Incarcerated Women," poster presented at a panel on "Promising Interventions with Pregnant Incarcerated Women," Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2015.

Nickole Medel, Carson Mullins, Caroline Kelsey, Danielle Dallaire, and Catherine Forestell.  "National Standards of Care for Pregnant Incarcerated Women," poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2015.

2014

Jennifer Mellor, Melissa McInerney, and Lindsay Sabik.  "The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions on Medicare Beneficiaries," presented at the biennial conference of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) entitled "Health & Healthcare in America:  From Economics to Policy," Los Angeles, California, June 2014.

Tracy Johnson-Hall.  "Food Product Recall Effectiveness:  An Empirical Investigation of the Role of Recall Strategy and Supply Chain Capabilities in Recall Timing in the FDA-Regulated Food Industry,"  presented at the annual conference of the Industry Studies Association, Portland, Oregon, May 2014.

Carrie Dolan.  "Does Location Matter?  Proximity to Testing for HIV and Development Finance for Testing in Malawi," poster presented at Virginia Commonwealth University's Global Health Showcase, Richmond, Virginia, April 2014.

Carrie Dolan.  "Geospatial Data, Tools and Research to Target and Evaluate Aid More Effectively," presented at the Institute for Disease Modeling at Intellectual Ventures, Seattle, Washington, March 2014.


2013

Lauren Hersch Nicholas, Melissa McInerney, and Jennifer Mellor.  “Do Effects of Rising State Unemployment Rates on Health and Health Behaviors Differ by Race and Ethnicity?  Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study," presented at the annual Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM), Washington, D.C., November 2013.

Christine Jensen.  "Enhancing Family and Professional Caregiver Well-Being:  A Psychoeducational Skills Training Program," presented at the annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2013.

Tracy Johnson-Hall.  “The Role of Regulatory Inspections and Compliance Findings in Food Product Recall Timing,” presented at the annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2013.

Melissa McInerney.  “The Medicaid Buy-In and the Employment and Earnings of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries:  Evidence from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey,”  presented at the annual Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM), Washington, D.C., November 2013.

Carrie Dolan.  "Does Location Matter?  Proximity to Development Finance for Testing and Testing for HIV,"  AidData 3.0 Launch, presented at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,  Washington, D.C., October 2013.

Daifeng He.  "Does Labor Force Participation Reduce Informal Caregiving?"  presented at the annual Southeastern Health Economics Study Group Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2013.

Daifeng He and Jennifer Mellor.  "Do Changes in Hospital Outpatient Payments Affect the Setting of Care?"  presented at the annual Research Meeting of AcademyHealth, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2013.

Christine Jensen, Kyle Allen, and Kym Lucas.  "SBIRT:  A Brief Screening and Intervention to Identify Older Adults At-Risk for Substance Use Disorders," presented at the annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Grapevine, Texas, May 2013.

Christine Jensen.  “National and State Policies for Family Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease,”  presented at the annual Meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 2013.

Jaime Settle.  “Public Opinion and Attention to Contentious Policy Issues:  Pairing Conventional and Innovative Data Sources to Study Public Discourse on ‘Obamacare,’” presented at the annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2013.

Melissa McInerney, Jennifer Mellor, and Lauren Hersch Nicholas.  “Recession Depression:  Physical and Mental Health Effects of the 2008 Stock Market Crash,” presented at the Mental Health Policy, Economics and Health Care Reforms, Venice, Italy, March 2013.


2012

Christine Jensen.  “Family and Professional Caregivers:  Taking Care of Yourself is a Mandatory Job Requirement,”  presented at the annual Summit and Training Institute of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, Americus, Georgia, October 2012.

Lou Rossiter.  “Using Analytics to Support Provider Initiated Pay-for-Performance Programs,” presented at eHealth Initiative’s National Forum on Data and Analytics, Washington, D.C., August 2012.

Daifeng He.  "Information Disclosure, Demand Rationing, and Price: Evidence from the Nursing Home Industry," presented at the biennial Conference of the American Society for Health Economists (ASHEcon), Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2012.

Scott Ickes "Results from the School Health Initiative Program (SHIP) Parental Engagement Study, 2012," presented at the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 2012.

Jennifer Mellor.  "Recession Depression: Physical and Mental Health Effects of the Stock Market Crash,"  presented at the biennial Conference of the American Society for Health Economists (ASHEcon), Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2012.

Elizabeth Vestal.  "Results from the School Health Initiative Program (SHIP) 2012 Survey of Elementary School Teachers," presented at the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation,  Williamsburg, Virginia, June 2012. 

Christine Jensen.  "Substance Use as a Risk Factor for Abuse,"  presented at the Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 2012.

Melissa McInerney, Jennifer Mellor, and Lauren Hersch Nicholas.  “Recession Depression:  Physical and Mental Health Effects of the Stock Market Crash,”  presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, San Francisco, California, May 2012.

Melissa McInerney and Jennifer Mellor “Recessions and Seniors’ Heath, Health Behaviors, and Healthcare Use:  Analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey,” presented at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, March 2012.

Daifeng He and Tamara Konetzka.  "Quality Disclosure and Demand Rationing: Evidence from the Nursing Home Market," presented at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association,   Chicago, Illinois, January 2012.

Melissa McInerney and Jennifer Mellor.  "Labor Market Conditions and Medicare Utilization and Spending: Evidence from Microdata," presented at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association, Chicago, Illinois, January 2012.

2011

Erin Todd Bronchetti and Melissa McInerney.  "Do Employers Accommodate Injured Workers in Response to Higher Workers' Compensation Costs?" presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C., November 2011.  

Daifeng He and Tamara Konetzka.  "Quality Disclosure and Demand Rationing: Evidence from the Nursing Home Market," presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association,   Washington, D.C., November 2011.

Daifeng He and Tamara Konetzka.  "Quality Disclosure and Demand Rationing: Evidence from the Nursing Home Marke,." presented at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Washington, D.C., November 2011.

Daifeng He and Jennifer Mellor.  "Hospital Responses to Medicare's Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Evidence from Florida," presented at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Washington, D.C., November 2011. 

Daifeng He and Jennifer Mellor.  "Hospital Responses to Medicare's Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Evidence from Florida," presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C.,  November 2011.

Christine Jensen "Overcoming Barriers to Care: Serving Older Adults with Substance Use Disorders," presented at the annual conference of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2011.

Melissa McInerney and Kosali Simon.  "Recessions and Workplace Injuries," presented at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Washington, D.C., November 2011.  

Jennifer Mellor.  "Results from Recent School Health Initiative Program (SHIP) Evaluations," presented at the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, September 2011.

Jennifer Mellor.  "Results from Recent School Health Initiative Program (SHIP) Evaluations," presented at the SHIP Executive Committee Retreat, Williamsburg, Virginia, August 2011.

Daifeng He.  "Hospital Responses to Medicare's Outpatient Prospective Payment Program," presented at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, May 2011.

Melissa McInerney.  "Labor Market Conditions and Medicare Utilization and Spending: Evidence from Microdata," presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America,   Washington D.C., March 2011.

Jennifer Mellor.  "Results from the Wellness Integration Program Evaluation," presented at the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 2011.


2009 - 2010

Melissa McInerney.  "Labor Market Conditions and Medicare Utilization and Spending,"  presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2010.

Melissa McInerney.  "Labor Market Conditions and Medicare Utilization and Spending," presented at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management,   Boston, Massachusetts, November 2010.

Daifeng He.  "Hospital Responses to Medicare's Outpatient Prospective Payment Program," presented at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 2010.

Daifeng He.  "Prospective Payment and Medicare Hospital Outpatient Care," presented at the biennial conference of the American Society of Health Economists: Health, Healthcare, and Behavior, Ithaca, New York, June 2010.  

Jennifer Mellor.  “Donuts, Cadillacs & Three-Legged Stools: Understanding Healthcare Reform,”  presented to the Christopher Wren Association, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 2010.

Jennifer Mellor.  "Health Care Reform: Four Unique Perspectives,” panelist at the Virginia Commonwealth University,  Richmond, Virginia, November 2009.