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Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science

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.

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CHIPS: New Center Focuses on Health Policy, Innovation

"From changes in school start times to interventions limiting sugary drinks, a new center in the School of Public Health is examining how policies shape our health on a range of issues."   read more...

Policy Brief March 2019 - The Doula Option

"Doula-supported individuals are less likely to: have cesarean birth, have a low birthweight infant, and give birth to a newborn with a low APGAR score..."   read more...

photo: CHIPS Hosts Inaugural Health Policy Symposium

CHIPS Hosts Inaugural Health Policy Symposium

Thank you to everyone who attended the Inaugural Health Policy Symposium in Kane Hall, hosted by the Center for Health Innovation & Policy Science (CHIPS) at the University of Washington Department of Health Services. We were delighted to see so many of our State legislators, community partners, students, and faculty among the more than 200 attendees.   read more...


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