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Health Research & Policy


Biostatistics | Epidemiology | Health Services Research


Phil Lavori, PhD, Chair




Behavioral interventions to slow cognitive aging


Victor Henderson, MD


Health Services Research


Cost effectiveness and safety of cardiac interventions


Mark Hlatky, MD




Genetic and environmental factors in determining cancer risks


Alice Whittemore, PhD




New mathematical methods for analyzing high-throughput genetic data


Wing Wong, PhD


Primary Care Outcomes


Better technologies and methods for clinical decision-making


Doug Owens, MD




Faster methodologies for answering clinical questions


Phil Lavori, PhD


Prevention Research


Chronic disease prevention using behavioral theory


Abby King, PhD


Prevention Research


Analyzing genetic data for better medical decision making


John Ioannidis, PhD


Clinical Excellence


Finding ways to deliver more health per dollar


Arnold Milstein, MD

Educational Opportunities

Free 'statistical learning' course online
A new online course taught by Trevor Hastie, PhD, and Rob Tibshirani, PhD, teaches students how to construct computational systems that learn from collected data and predict outcomes.

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