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LDI’s Alumni Weekend Panel Discussion

  • Class of 1949 Auditorium (2nd Floor), Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)

"Harnessing the latest behavioral insights toward your better health"

Premature mortality due to unhealthy behavior continues to rise, and health plans and delivery systems are grappling with how to respond. This panel will critically assess existing programs, describe exciting work to reduce unhealthy behavior, and suggest potential pathways forward.


David Asch, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
John Morgan Professor, Medicine and Medical Ethics and Health Policy, 
Perelman School of Medicine


Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Janet and John Hass President’s Distinguished Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA
Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Iwan Barankay, PhD
Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Rinad Beidas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine


This event is free and open to the public, but please register.

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Sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI), The Wharton School, Perelman School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Dental Medicine, Annenberg School, Law School, 50th Reunion and Old Guard Classes