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The Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science (CHIPS) is an interdisciplinary research center that works to improve health across communities and the lifespan through innovation, evaluation, and training in health policy and health systems science.

Housed in the Department of Health Services, CHIPS brings together researchers from all departments in the School of Public Health as well as the broader University of Washington community.


photo: Changes in CHIPS Leadership

Changes in CHIPS Leadership

We are extremely grateful to have had Dr. Garrison lead CHIPS, and we are equally enthused to have Dr. Grembowski serve in the interim. Congratulations and gratitude to them both!   read more...

2020 Health Policy Brief Writing Contest Winners Announced!

We've named the winners of our Health Policy Brief Writing Contest that will be receiving the new Aaron Katz Award for Excellence in Health Policy Writing. Get to know them and this award on our blog.   read more...

photo: Coronavirus Response, Resources and News

Coronavirus Response, Resources and News

Go here to find the latest on how the UW School of Public Health is assisting in the public health response, links to the latest information on what authorities know about the disease, and how UW scientists are sharing their expertise via the news media.   read more...


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