The Center for Health Economics Research (CHER) was established by the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI in response to the pressing need for research on health, health care, and health insurance. The Center brings together researchers across the campus and the state with interests in any area of health and health care which can be informed by economics or with implications for economic outcomes.
CHER researchers have a diverse set of interests and expertise, ranging from health insurance and health care cost growth to competition in health care markets to health-related quality of life. The Center also plays a local role in linking IUPUI to the community through shared interests in health care and research partnerships in collaboration with medical, business and government entities. In addition, CHER is linked to and supportive of the Economics Ph.D. program with a specialization in Health Economics.
APRIL EVENT: Building on the success of the last two annual Health Services Research Networking Events, CHER will cohost a third meeting in April of 2020. All who have interests in research related to health services are encouraged to join us. In 2019 over 75 health economists and health services researchers attended. Details will follow soon.


All who have interests in research related to health services are encouraged to attend. We mainly network and engage in breakout sessions for finding potential research partnerships, as well as have large-group discussions on cross-cutting opportunities (including Grand Challenge projects and other large collaborative ventures). A tentative agenda is below. Please register by April 10.
Breakout sessions will be along common data or subject interest areas as well as speed networking. Large-group discussions will be on cross-cutting research events. Please register early at the link so we can plan well for this event; we will use the information you provide (url to your bio, and list of research areas & data sources you work with) to distribute participant info before the event to make most effective use of our time.

April 29 Health Services Research Networking Event*

IUPUI Campus Center
420 University Blvd.
CE 409
Indianapolis IN 46202


9-9:30 Informal networking over breakfast.
9:30-9:40 Welcome
9:40-10:10 Small-group meetings on selected topics
10:15-10:30 two short presentations
10:45-11 coffee break
11:00-11:30 Second breakout round
11:30-12:00 two short presentations
12:00-1:00 Lunch and 3rd breakout round