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The UC Irvine Health Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a multi-disciplinary research unit that conducts health services research, comparative effectiveness and quality-of-care research.

HPRI focuses on the assessment and improvement of the quality of health care, especially care for chronic diseases, with an emphasis on understanding and reducing disparities in health and healthcare for racial and ethnic minorities as well as for vulnerable populations.

Latest Events

MAY
5
"Life after MS-BATS. The intersection of academic clinical research and industry." with Guy Y. Hidas, MD, HPRI Large Conference Room, 5-6 p.m.
APR
28
"Respiratory viruses' effect on all-cause mortality: Winter and summer pseudoseasonal life expectancy in the United States," with Andrew Noymer, PhD, HPRI Large Conference Room, 5-6 p.m.
MAR
03
"Do we need a new paradigm for biomedical research?" with Robert M. Kaplan, PhD, HPRI Large Conference Room, 5 to 6 p.m.
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Sherrie H. Kaplan, PhD, and Sheldon Greenfield, MD

Our research organization is dedicated to quality of care, the doctor-patient relationship and measuring the outcomes of care.

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