Research

Faculty Highlights

  • Nathan Shippee studies patient outcomes over the life course, disparities minimally invasive medicine, and research methods.
  • Tetyana Shippee and Robert Kane conduct research on aging, social gerontology, and long-term care services and supports.
  • Beth Virnig conducts cancer research using big data; differences in end-of-life between managed care and fee-for-service settings; utility of Medicare administrative data for cancer surveillance and students of treatment patterns.
  • Karen Kuntz is a leader in the field of medical decision making. She is the principal investigator of a Cancer intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) grant, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to evaluate national trends in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.

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Recent Student Research Projects

  • Measurement Methods and Their Effect on Rating Chronic Disease Care
  • Variation in Risk-Adjusted Rates of Adverse Obstetric Outcomes Across US Hospitals
  • Relation Between Paid Time-Off and Health Outcomes
  • Emergency Room Frequent Fliers-Fairview Health Services
  • Reports of Insurance-Based Discrimination in Minnesota and its Association with Access to Care
  • Profile of the ACA Population: Utilization and Cost under PreferredOne
  • Race and Home Smoking Restrictions: Do Socio-Cultural Factors Matter?
  • Extending Palliative Care and Overcoming Resistance
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