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Center for Health Improvement and Prevention Studies




We are committed to increasing understanding of the barriers to optimal health and to improving quality in the rapidly changing health care environment.

Specifically, our goals are to:

  • Identify behavioral risks and patient, provider, and systemic barriers to optimal health care delivery
  • Design and test innovative interventions to support and simplify the providers’ role in prevention
  • Develop new methods of providing health risk assessment and prevention counseling, such as multimedia computer programs
  • Disseminate our research findings to influence health care policy and practice


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Page last updated September 18, 2009