AHRQ Grantee Profiles

These profiles highlight AHRQ research training grantees whose work has led to significant changes in health care policy and notably influenced research and practice. AHRQ supports a range of research training and career development grant programs that help emerging health services researchers better understand, improve, and share knowledge about how health care is delivered in the United States.

Lucian Leape, M.D., Leading the Way on Research To Combat Preventable Medical Errors (PDF File, 261.18 KB)
Lucian Leape, M.D., Adjunct Professor of Health Policy
"AHRQ funding allowed me to conduct research on adverse events related to use of medications..."   More >>
Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D. Making Health Care Safer for Patients (PDF File, 259.71 KB)
Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality; Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality; and Practicing Critical Care Physician
"If you want a [return] on our basic and clinical investments at NIH, you need AHRQ...'"   More >>
Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc. Improving Health Outcomes (PDF File, 264.95 KB)
Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., Acting Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
"The AHRQ award allowed me to develop the expertise I needed to serve the New Orleans community...'"   More >>
Hardeep Singh, M.D., M.P.H. Improving Diagnostic Safety (PDF File, 378.8 KB)
Hardeep Singh, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Health Services Research
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
"Many senior researchers used to caution me saying, 'Are you sure you want to study this?..'"   More >>
Sanjeev Arora, M.D. Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) (PDF File, 253.8 KB)
Sanjeev Arora, M.D., Director of Project ECHO
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
"AHRQ funding allowed us to create technology-supported networks of continual learning..."   More >>
Christopher P. Landrigan, M.D., M.P.H. Effects of Sleep Loss and Night Work on Patient Safety (PDF File, 245.48 KB)
Christopher P. Landrigan, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
"The primary focus of my research is patient safety..."   More >>\
M. Kate Bundorf, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H. Health Plan Choice: Implications for Consumers and Purchasers (PDF File, 258.84 KB)
M. Kate Bundorf, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy
Stanford University School of Medicine
"I'm very interested in how people make decisions…"   More >>
Jennifer E. DeVoe, M.D., D. Phil. Does Parental Health Insurance Loss Affect Children's Access to Care? (PDF File, 259.29 KB)
Jennifer E. DeVoe, M.D., D.Phil., Professor of Family Medicine
Oregon Health & Sciences University
"As a family physician, I’ve seen many patients…"   More >>
Glenn Flores, M.D. Insuring Uninsured Children (PDF File, 237.54 KB)
Glenn Flores, M.D., Distinguished Chair for Health Policy Research
Medica Research Institute
"By having the support of AHRQ, I was able to do my research but also mentor future generations of investigators…"   More >>
Page last reviewed December 2016
Page originally created December 2015
Internet Citation: AHRQ Grantee Profiles. Content last reviewed December 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/grantee-profiles/index.html