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LDI eMagazine: Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim Named Interim Director Of CHIBE

“Penn Nursing School’s Alison Buttenheim has been named Interim director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) effective in January when founding Executive Director Kevin Volpp goes on sabbatical. Volpp, MD, PhD, made the announcement at the end of CHIBE’s Penn/CMU Roybal P30 Center for Behavioral Economics and Health Retreat at Skytop Lodge in the Poconos last Thursday and Friday. A collaboration of Penn’s CHIBE and the Carnegie Mellon Center for Behavioral and Decision Research (CBDR), the annual event brings together health economics scientists from those and other universities to discuss their latest works. “As one of my sabbatical changes in January,” Volpp told the audience at the retreat’s ending session, “I am going to be stepping back from day to day involvement in CHIBE from January to August.”” Read more at LDI eMagazine