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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: Alex Woersching Awarded 2017 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Alex Woersching Awarded 2017 Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

Congratulations to Health Services doctoral student Alex Woersching, who was awarded the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship to attend the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in New Orleans, Louisiana in June 2017.   read more...

photo: Alum Melissa Romaire Wins Best Abstract at AcademyHealth ARM

Alum Melissa Romaire Wins Best Abstract at AcademyHealth ARM

Congratulations to Health Services PhD alumna ('11) Dr. Melissa Romaire, who won Best Abstract 2017 for Consumer Choice and Incentives at AcademyHealth ARM for her abstract "Impact of Medicaid Incentives on Utilization and Costs: Findings from the Medicaid Incentives for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases Model."   read more...

photo: Dr. David Grossman Named Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Dr. David Grossman Named Chair of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Health Services PhD faculty member Dr. David Grossman has been named Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which is hugely influential in health care. Congratulations, Dr. Grossman!   read more...