Jennifer J. Griggs, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology & Oncology Division
Title: “The Effect of Race & Patient Activation on Pain Management in Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Field Experiment with Standardized Patients.”
Dr. Griggs will review the methodology and findings of a NCI-funded study using standardized patient methodology to investigate patient provider communication and prescriber behavior in the management of cancer-related pain according to nonclinical factors. Preliminary results of analyses regarding de-prescribing of statins will also be presented.