Students research across multiple areas of emphasis. Here are examples of research projects by emphasis.

Student Research

Multidisciplinary Social Science:

  • Entry into Nursing and Academic Nursing: Career Trajectories of Nursing Faculty Members.
  • The Long-Term Effects of Exposure to Medicaid in Early Childhood

Health Decision Science:

  • The evaluation of preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging for women with newly diagnosed early breast cancer.
  • Long-term comparative effectiveness of rheumatoid arthritis treatment strategies.

Health Policy and Analysis:

  • Medication Utilization of Dual Eligibles Before and After Medicare Part D: Cases of Antidepressants and Antipsychotics.
  • Analysis of the Relationship Between Psychosocial Factors and Self-Efficacy on Self-Management Behaviors in Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Clinical Outcomes:

  • Donor and Center Quality for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT)
  • Measuring Quality of Diabetes Care for Medicare Beneficiaries.

Health Organizations and Management Science:

  • The Experience of Burnout among Primary Care Physicians.
  • The Roles of Reputation in Organizational Response to Public Disclosure of Health Care Quality.

Health Economics:

  • The Impact of Health Information Technology on Demand for Hospital Inpatient Services.
  • Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations among Elderly Medicaid Long-term Care Users.

Sociology of Health and Illness:

  • Reconstructing Research: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Gender and Socioeconomic Status in Medical Education.
  • Mental Health and Health Care Utilization Among Transitional Age Youth.
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