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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

HPRI Distinguished Seminar Speaker Series: Dr. Sheldon Greenfield, MD, "Precision/Personalized Medicine: A Pipe-dream?," at the HPRI Large Conference room from 5 to 6 p.m.
HPRI presents "Rigor or Mortis," a talk by Oswald Steward, PhD, director of the Reeve-Irvine Research Center for spinal cord injury, at the HPRI conference room from 5 to 6 p.m.
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

Dr. Debra Houry, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine President (SAEM), to give a grand rounds lecture in the department of emergency medicine
Dr. Chris Fox is the co-conference director for the 30th annual Mammoth Emergency Medicine Conference
Emergency Medicine Teaching Conference: Wednesdays, noon to 5 p.m., 200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 710, Orange
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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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