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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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Sarah Hawley and Reshma Jagsi Study Highlighted in Time Health 09/20/2017
A study on surgeon influence on double mastectomy co-authored by Sarah Hawley and Reshma Jagsi was recently highlighted in Time Health. This study found that attending surgeons exerted a substantial amount of influence on the likelihood of receipt of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis. Steven Katz was first author of this study.
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Panel Discussion: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetics and Newborn Screening 09/25/2017
Join Joselin Linder, author of “The Family Gene”, and Jodyn Platt, assistant professor in the U-M Medical School in a panel discussion about the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetics
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