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Nearly $4 million awarded to GW School of Public Health and Health Services researchers
Date:9/27/2013

WASHINGTON, DCThe George Washington (GW) University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) has been awarded three large grants for projects that will look for innovative solutions to some of the nation's most pressing public health challenges. The awards, the largest of which tops $1.8 million, join a long list of SPHHS initiatives, programs and studies that have been funded by the federal government, private foundations and others, to improve the health care system, look for ways to prevent diseases and facilitate the dramatic transformation of the U.S. health care system.

"SPHHS researchers have a long history of spearheading innovative research on critical public health problems," says Lynn R. Goldman, MD, MS, MPH, dean of SPHHS. "I am particularly excited about the three newest grants, which further cement the school's reputation as a research powerhouse."

In the first, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded SPHHS a $1.8 million grant to establish a Health Workforce Research Center (HWRC). This center will conduct studies that focus on the novel and flexible use of health care professionals to improve the health care systemand ease shortages in the workforce, says Patricia (Polly) Pittman, PhD, an associate professor of health policy at SPHHS and principal investigator of the project. She says the Affordable Care Act (ACA) brings up many new questions about the ability of the health care workforce to meet the demands of the future, including a pressing need for primary care delivered in rural or underserved areas of the United States.

"Our research will look at novel ways to ease the shortage of health care professionals in such regions," Pittman says. "We will also investigate other issues that are emerging now under the ACA concerning improvements in the quality of care and efficiency of the health care system." For example, the center will look at whether different skill mix strategie
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Contact: Kathy Fackelmann
kfackelmann@gwu.edu
202-994-8354
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
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