Upcoming Seminar at the ITA (SITA)

Please join the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment on Tuesday, September 10th at Noon via Zoom

Presentation by Dr. Carolina Barbosa, PhD, PharmD 

Modeling alcohol consumption and related consequences

Please note this talk will be recorded.

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Carolina Barbosa,  PhD, PharmD, is a health economist in RTI International’s Health Economics Program. Her research focuses on the economic evaluation of health care programs, including analyses of cost effectiveness, cost-benefit, and return on investment. She has specific interests in the evaluation of public health programs, the application of statistical and decision-analytic methods, epidemiological modeling, and the economics of addiction. Currently, she is the principal investigator of a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-funded grant to develop a dynamic model that establishes a link between drinking patterns, health consequences, and alcohol treatment effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. She also serves as data coordinating center lead for the development of a simulation model of opioid use disorder that is being used to analyze the cost effectiveness of interventions implemented in the HEALing Communities Study.