The Division of Children’s Health Services Research at Indiana University School of Medicine is nationally recognized for its innovative work and the research services it provides to pediatricians throughout Indiana. Since its inception in 2001, the division has been working to improve the health and health care of children by developing and applying the best scientific evidence and methods in health services research. The group is a national leader in health policy research, analysis and advocacy.
Recognized for applying information and technology to improve child health care, team members use health informatics, epidemiologic studies, health policy analysis, decision analysis and cost-effectiveness research to shape public health policy and improve care for pediatric patients.
Breadth of Expertise
The Children’s Health Services Research team focuses on today’s diverse issues affecting children, health care and health care providers. When established in 2001, a goal was set to focus on becoming the nation’s preeminent division for children’s health services research and informatics. Today, Children’s Health Services Research at IU School of Medicine is one of the largest and most active pediatric divisions of its kind in the United States and is recognized internationally for its leading-edge research and contributions to policy decisions related to children and health care issues. Children’s Health Services Research has developed significant programs and resources used throughout Indiana to help improve child health and health care policies.