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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/ethnic minorities and vulnerable populations. 

Latest News

The undergraduate diabetes research team, led by Herlinda Guzman, Jessica Colin Escobar and Karla Garcia, presented an abstract to the New England Science Symposium at Harvard Medical School.
The Undergraduate Diabetes Research Team awarded Outstanding Presentation distinction for third year in a row at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Symposium.
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Latest Events

"Insurance Status and Access to Cancer Screening and Treatment: An Audit Study Proposal" with Mireille Jacobson, PhD. HPRI large conference room, 5 to 6 p.m.
"Putting 'What Works' to Work: Tackling Medication Underuse to Reduce Disparities in Chronic Disease Management," with John Billimek, PhD. HPRI large conference room, 5 to 6 p.m.
"Pragmatic and non-pragmatic clinical trials to prevent infection through decolonization" with Susan Huang, MD, MPH. 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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