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PhD Program in Health Services
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Mission:

The mission of the PhD program in Health Services is to train the next generation of health services researchers and to prepare them to provide leadership in the field. The program is designed to prepare graduates for research careers in universities, research and policy-making organizations, the health care industry, and government agencies.

Vision:

The University of Washington's PhD program in Health Services, in recognition of the complex issues facing health care today and tomorrow, is committed to training students who will contribute to the public health of the population by producing high quality research on important topics and translating the results to practice and policy.


photo: PhD Student Julie Richards Receives GHRI Research Development Fund Dissertation Award

PhD Student Julie Richards Receives GHRI Dissertation Award

PhD student Julie Richards was recently awarded a $40,000 GHRI Research Development Fund award to support her dissertation work, “Patient Perspectives on Routine Suicidality Screening: A Qualitative Evaluation.”   read more...

photo: Health Services PhD Pubs Round-Up

Health Services PhD Pubs Round-Up

Health Services PhD students, alumni and faculty are publishing on a variety of topics in health services, including the social determinants of health, health promotion, health economics, occupational health, and health systems. View a selection of recent pubs here.   read more...

photo: PhD Student Ann Nguyen Receives AHRQ R36 Dissertation Award

PhD Student Ann Nguyen Receives AHRQ R36 Dissertation Award

Health Services PhD Student Ann Nguyen was recently awarded an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) R36 Dissertation Award.   read more...