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Health Services & Prevention

Health Services & PreventionHealth Services and Prevention Research is the investigation of how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to health care, the quality and cost of health care, and ultimately health and well-being.

Following in the prestigious footsteps of Dr. Robert Haggerty and Dr. Robert Hoekelman, at the University of Rochester Department of Pediatrics Health Services and Prevention Research encompasses a multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation. Our work spans many topic areas including immunization delivery, asthma, adolescent health, obesity, child development, and mental health.

Research studies are funded by multiple sources including the NIH, AHRQ, CDC, and local foundations.

Our Division of General Pediatrics does research in many areas of health services and prevention.