University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus

Health Services Research

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The Doctorate (PhD) in Health Services Research is offered at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.

The Health Services Research (HSR) PhD Program is a collaborative program between the Clinical Science (CLSC) Graduate Program and the Health Systems Management and Policy Department within the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH). HSR is an interdisciplinary program that evaluates organization, delivery, and reimbursement in health care. Studies focus on efficacy, outcomes, access to care, patient satisfaction, and cost efficiency of diagnostic, preventive, interventional, and therapeutic approaches. HSR includes identifying predictors of disease and determining the effectiveness of preventive interventions. The HSR PhD Program includes formal training in the following cross disciplines:

Qualified clinicians who have already earned either a professional doctoral degree (e.g., MD, DO, DDS, PharmD) or a health-related master's degree (nurses, pharmacists, public health, physical therapy, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, etc.) are eligible to apply to the PhD HSR Program.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Colorado School of Public Health 
Office of Student Affairs 
University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus 
Bldg. 500, Mail Stop B-119 
13001 E 17th Place 
Aurora, CO 80045 
(303) 724-4613

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