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Institute for Population Health Improvement

Institute for Population Health Improvement

Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer
Director of the Institute for Population Health Improvement

 

 

 
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Population health refers to the net health outcomes achieved in a defined group of individuals as a result of healthcare, public health interventions and the social and environmental determinants of health.

 

Population health management refers to purposeful actions taken to achieve one or more desired health outcomes in a defined group of persons by coordinating and integrating health care, public health activities and the social and environmental determinants of health.

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Kizer Awarded for Efforts to Improve Military Personnel Medical Care

Kenneth W. Kizer received the 2013 Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for advancing medical processes and improving patient outcomes and quality of life. He accepted the award in Bethesda, Md., on October 24. Click here to read the entire article

Kizer gives Bigelow Lecture, serves as invited professor at the University of Toronto

Earlier this month, Kenneth W. Kizer, distinguished professor and director of the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement, was the William G. Bigelow Lecturer and invited professor for the Department of Surgery and Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Click here to read the entire article

Kizer to join international health-care leadership group

Kenneth W. Kizer, distinguished professor and director of the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement, has joined an international advisory group that will review British Columbia’s response to the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research, a recently launched initiative by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).  Click here to read the entire article

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