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AHRQ awards grants for Health Services Research Dissertation (R36)

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, the Agency awarded two dissertation grants to individuals from the University of Pennsylvania:

  • Rosemary Frasso-Jaramilo
    Low Maternal Health Literacy: An Obstacle to
    Pediatric Health Care Utilization
  • Gregory Kruse
    The Effects of Formularies and Pharmaceutical
    Promotion on Physician's Prescribing Behaviors

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