University of South Carolina professor John Brooks is set to discuss the “right” rates for healthcare at EnginuitySC’s Science Cafe at Delaney’s Speakeasy at 6 p.m.
Brooks, a professor in USC’s Arnold School of Public Health, will discuss the need to study the differences between healthcare treatments in clinical and actual practice using recent research on the effectiveness of statin drugs after heart attacks. Brooks works in the world of comparative effectiveness research, which compares existing treatments in order to determine the best care for people in specific circumstances.
In addition to serving as a professor, Brooks is the director of the Center for Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Sciences, part of a partnership between USC and the Greenville Hospital system, and is a SmartState chair.
The Science Cafe is a series held by EnginuitySC on the second Tuesday of each month, bringing experts in science and technology from around South Carolina to discuss new knowledge in a casual setting.