The mission of CHPR is to facilitate research, promote education, and inform policy about health and healthcare.
The goals of this mission are to improve the health of the public by contributing new knowledge about access, delivery, cost, quality, and outcomes related to healthcare.
Current emphases include clinician-patient interactions, disparities, utilization, cost-effectiveness and quality measurement.
CHPR is an interdisciplinary, collaborative research unit that achieves its goals through:
• Research: Develops and supports interdisciplinary collaboration for research projects related to our mission
• Education: Trains and provides career development for scholars with interests in health services and health policy research
• Policy Translation: Synthesizes, interprets, and disseminates research findings that assist health policy formation and improve health services delivery.