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AcademyHealth honors leading health services researchers
Date:6/27/2009

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 28, 2009) AcademyHealth announced its 2009 award winners today, recognizing leading researchers in different stages of their careers for significant contributions for the fields of health services research and policy.

"These prestigious awards, each independently selected by distinguished leaders from our field, honor new and established leaders whose research advances policy and practice to improve health and health care," said W. David Helms, Ph.D., president and CEO of AcademyHealth.

The following awards will be presented at the 2009 Annual Research Meeting, June 28-30 in Chicago:

DISTINGUISHED INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Willard G. Manning, Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Manning is a professor in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago with a secondary appointment in the Department of Health Studies. Dr. Manning's primary area of interest has been the effect of insurance on health care cost, utilization, and health status. His work has also included economic evaluation of health treatment and cost-effectiveness analysis and the economics of poor health habits.

The Distinguished Investigator Award recognizes investigators who have made significant and lasting contributions to the field of health services research through scholarship, teaching, advancement of science and methods, and leadership. Notable past recipients include David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Karen Davis, Ph.D., The Commonwealth Fund; Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; and Uwe Reinhardt, Ph.D., Princeton University.

ALICE S. HERSH NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Hongmai Pham, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Pham is a general internist and senior health researcher at the Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, D.C., where she coordinates research on delivery system issues. Her work focuses on the organization of care delivery
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Contact: Kristin Rosengren
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