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AHRQ announces new grant awards 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 the following individuals from universities across the country:

Vallire Hooper
Medical College of Georgia
The Relationship of Type of Healthcare Provider to Clinical Practice Guidelines
Advisor: Lucy N. Marion, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Anthony Waddimba
Boston University
Provider Attitudes and Performance: Responses to Pay-for-Quality Incentives
Advisor: Jim Burgess, Ph.D.

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