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Melford J. Henderson

Epidemiologist, 1990

Related Experience
Epidemiologist, Washington, DC government, 1986-1988
Special Appointee, Mayor's Health Policy Council, Washington, DC government, 1996

M.P.H Epidemiology, Yale University, 1984
M.A. Molecular Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, 1976
B.S. Chemistry, Bishop College, 1972
Basic Medical Sciences, New York University School of Dentistry, 1977-1979
Special Student Pharmacology, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 1976-1977
Health Careers Program Biochemistry and Neuroscience, Harvard University, 1971

Research Interests
Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Cost Effectiveness of Health Care

Current Research Projects (Extramural)
Statistical Inference for Cost Effectiveness Analysis
Hospitalized Care for Patients with Work-Related Conditions
Cost-Benefit Evaluation by Disease Managers

Technical Assistance
Served as Project Officer for over 40 major health services research grants (1990 to present) to improve quality, delivery, appropriateness, effectiveness, cost, cost effectiveness, and outcomes of health care. Provided technical expertise to hundreds of potential grantees in the development of research proposals related to HIV/AIDS, cost and financing, cost effectiveness, quality, and outcomes of care.

Numerous honors and awards in chemistry, epidemiology, and public health
Who's Who in America, Medicine and Health Care, Science and Engineering, Emerging Leaders of America, Who's Who in the World, The East, The Southwest.

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