Taking research beyond the data. Moving education beyond the classroom.

RESEARCH: Our research spans many axes but the common thread is a focus on population health. Learn more about our work via our Divisions and Centers.

Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse

The Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse (CoRAL) division focuses on developing innovative interventions and generating new knowledge regarding the origins of chronic disease, obesity, and consequences through the lifecourse.

Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse

Health Policy and Insurance Research

The division of Health Policy and Insurance Research (HPI) research areas include understanding effects of high-cost medical care, pharmaceutical policies, health insurance innovations, personalized medicine, delivery system changes, behavioral interventions, and cost-quality trade-offs.

Health Policy and Insurance Research

Biostatistics

The Biostatistics division is the home for statistical consultation and research at the Institute. The group collaborates widely on causal inference, observational epidemiology, bioinformatics, microsimulation, statistical software and graphics, and general statistical applications.

Biostatistics

Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics

The Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics (CHeRP) division leads population-based research in pediatrics. Its work in asthma, childhood infections, vaccines, and health policy has directly shaped national policy recommendations in these areas.

Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics

Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology

The Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) division assess the safety of medical products, novel methods for illness surveillance and control of both healthcare and community-acquired infections.

Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centers of Excellence

We are home to three Centers of Excellence. These centers’ primary purpose is to foster intellectual collaboration among faculty across Divisions that have shared research interests, and to promote the expertise of these individuals to the outside world.

Centers of Excellence
More than 25 Years of Innovation & Impact
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TEACHING: We give physicians and population scientists tools to become better health care leaders of the future.

NEWS & EVENTS

Trends in Insulin Out-of-Pocket Costs and Reimbursement Price

June 1, 2020

Research Fellow Amir Meiri's research examines the implications of drug pricing on health outcomes among the diabetes populations, specifically focused on better understanding the impact of insurance benefit design on insulin costs and pricing among a population with diabetes. His most recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine examined insulin out-of-pocket costs and reimbursement price from 2006-2017 among patients with commercial insurance. We spoke with Dr. Meiri to learn more about the study, what the team learned, and what direction his future research might take.

Investigator Spotlight: Getting to Know Kurt Christensen

May 18, 2020

Welcome to our spotlight series, where we look beyond the CV and learn more about our investigators. Meet Kurt Christensen, who joined our department as a faculty member in late 2019. Dr. Christensen’s research focuses on the medical, behavioral, and economic impact of integrating genomic tools into clinical and research settings.