Center for Epidemiology and Healthcare Delivery Research
Public hospital systems (often called “safety-net health systems”) are the primary source of care for socioeconomically marginalized populations. These populations experience health disparities and are under-represented in research. Given that CEHDR is embedded in a public hospital system, our investigators are uniquely positioned to generate and implement evidence for improving patient-important outcomes and care delivery for socioeconomically marginalized populations. We partner with clinicians, operational teams, health system leaders, and community organizations to conduct research that can:
We currently address these priorities in three program areas: cancer, HIV, and substance use. Our population is disparately affected by these conditions, which increase morbidity and mortality while decreasing quality of life.