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Concentration in Health Services Research and Policy

Recent Graduates and Dissertation Titles

Graduate Name Dissertation Title
Winnie Chi (2016) Individuals' preferences for decision-making and experiences with treatment burden in the context of multimorbidity and dementia among older adults in the U.S.
Rachael Zuckerman (2016) The role of public transportation in access to care for older adults in the United States
Julia Baller (2015) Financing school-based health services for children with disabilities: The intersection between Medicaid and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Joy L. Lee (2015) Doctor, can I have your e-mail? A multi-method examination of patient-provider electronic communication in primary care
Eva DuGoff (2014) Care coordination in older adults with multiple chronic conditions
Elizabeth Pfoh (2014) The value of measuring quality of primary care using patient-reported depression collected through electronic health records
Eva Chang (2013) Access to care among Asian Americans: Assessing determinants of usual source of care
Tracy Mroz (2013) Medicare utilization incentives for rehabilitation therapy in home health: Relationships between agency factors, therapy provision, and outcomes of care
Tanjala Purnell (2012) Examining barriers to live donor kidney transplantation among racial-ethnic minorities in the United States: Opportunities for policy interventions
Hsien Seow (2009) The use of end-of-life homecare services in Ontario, Canada: Is it associated with using less acute care services in late life?


Below is a list of positions from Alumni of the PhD Concentration in Health Services Research and Policy.

  • Associate Research Director: HealthCore Inc
  • Program Analyst: HHS Office of Healthcare Finance Policy
  • Health Researcher: Mathematica Policy Research
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Health Services Administration, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Associate Staff: Cleveland Clinic
  • Research Public Health Analyst: RTI International
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington
  • Associate Professor: McMaster University’s Department of Oncology