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AHRQ awards grants for health services research dissertation

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports dissertation research undertaken as part of an academic program to earn a research doctoral degree. Through this program, AHRQ seeks to expand the number of researchers who address its mission "to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans." Recently, AHRQ awarded two dissertation grants to:

Cleo Richard
R36 HS16826-01
Living with Arterio-venous Fistula for Hemodialysis
University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston
Advisor: Joan Engebretson, Dr. PH., R.N.

Jean Yoon
Adherence to Prescription Drugs and Adverse Health Events for the Chronically Ill
University of California, Los Angeles
Advisor: Susan Ettner, Ph.D.

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