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Friday, 19 February, 2016

Darrell Gaskin, David Asch Join Dialogue Series

HIGHLAND, MD – Darrell Gaskin, PhD and David Asch, MD, MBA, will participate in the Health Policy Dialogue Series collaboration between the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy (JKTG Foundation) and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.


February 23, Gaskin will discuss nonprofit hospital’s provision of charity care and how it measures up to their tax-exempt status.  April 25, Asch will discuss his research that looks at how patients and physicians make medical decisions from treatment choice to health behaviors to insurance selection. 


Gaskin is professor of health economics and director of the Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Known as an international expert on healthcare disparities, Gaskin serves on several Institute of Medicine committees and has been recognized for his research. Asch is executive director of the Penn Medicine Center and professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School.  Asch has received numerous honors for both his teaching and his research.  He is a member of the Association of the American Physicians and the Institute of Medicine.


The free lectures will be held at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, 950 New Hampshire Ave., Washington, D.C.  To register, contact Clarence Greene at Video replays are available post-event on the Foundation’s YouTube channel.


About JKTG Foundation

The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy fosters public discussion around health care policy to benefit the public good.  Through research, white papers and other projects, the Foundation serves as an honest, independent broker of ideas and actions designed to achieve the competing goals of cost reduction, expanding access and improving quality. For more information visit or follow @JKTGFoundation on Twitter.

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