September, 2021

202120sep12:00 pm1:00 pmBehavioral solutions to ending the HIV epidemic: lessons from economics and psychologyThird Coast CFAR Webinar with Harhsa Thirumurthy, PhD

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Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD
Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania

Monday, September 20, 2021
12–1 p.m. CT
Livestream Only
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Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also Co-Director of the Penn Development Research Initiative and an Associate Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. He is also Co-Director of the Indlela nudge unit, a behavioral economics research and capacity building initiative in South Africa. Professor Thirumurthy’s interests lie at the intersection of economics and public health. A major goal of his research is to use insights from economics and psychology to design and evaluate interventions that can improve health outcomes in low-income settings. His research has also studied the economic impacts of large-scale health initiatives. Dr. Thirumurthy has led numerous randomized trials of behavioral interventions, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Dr. Thirumurthy completed a Ph.D. in economics at Yale University and his research has been published in leading journals in economics, public health, and medicine.


September 20, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)