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C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Research

Sarah Clark,
Associate Director of
Research

The Division of General Pediatrics has emerged as a national leader in child health services research. Since 1998, the Division has been awarded more than $12 million in extramural funding for the conduct of projects investigating practice patterns of child health providers, the impact of child health policies, and trends in utilization of child health services. Funders include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Board of Pediatrics, the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Michigan Department of Community Health.

In addition to instructional-track and research-track faculty, the research program in the Division includes post-doctoral fellows, data analysts, project research associates, data managers, research assistants, and a librarian. Staff and faculty work together in research teams to complete projects. Persons interested in applying for positions in the Division's research program should
contact Sarah Clark, Associate Director for Research.

The Division hosts a weekly Seminar in Pediatric Health Services Research. Speakers include current faculty within the Division and across the University, as well as visiting professors and other outside speakers. Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 9:45-10:45 a.m., in Room 6D15 of the Divison's facilities on the 6th floor of 300 North Ingalls Building.

The Division of General Pediatrics also offers a research fellowship funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), as well as an elective month in pediatric health services research for a minority resident.