In Focus

At CBSSM, we perform the basic and applied scientific research that will improve health care policy and practice to benefit patients and their families, health care providers, third-party payers, policy makers, and the general public.  In our "Interactive Decision" web feature, we turn a recent research finding into an interactive decision that a patient or policy maker might face.  Read, decide, click—and see how your answers compare with those collected in national research surveys.


Click below to check out our new Interactive Decision: "Impact of the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System on Vaccine Acceptance and Trust"

CBSSM News & Events

Michele Heisler received 2017 Clinical and Health Services Research Award
Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A., professor of internal medicine, was selected to receive the 2017 Clinical and Health Services Research Award from the Dean's awards program. The award recognizes outstanding contributions made to the Medical School in clinical or health services research. Heisler will be honored at the annual Dean's Awards Dinner on November 14.
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Study finds double mastectomy tied to more missed work 10/11/2017
In a study published in Cancer, Reshma Jagsi, Sarah Hawley and other researchers examined the impact double mastectomy on employment of breast cancer patients. They found that working patients who received more aggressive treatments were more likely to experience substantial employment disruptions.
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Working Group Meeting- Beth Wallace 10/18/2017
Seeking feedback on developing a survey evaluating primary care providers’ attitudes toward steroid use for rheumatoid arthritis management.
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