Center faculty members include survey
and clinical trials methodologists who have conducted numerous studies
using observational and experimental design, including studies to
evaluate the impact of health policy and clinical trials to test novel
approaches to health care delivery.
Center faculty members have diverse expertise
that includes a broad array of methodological approaches, from the
analysis and management of large complex data sets, to the management
of specific surveys, and to the conduction of qualitative interviews.
Projects have used Medicare, Medicaid,
and commercial insurance claims data; the federally mandated nursing
home Minimum Data Set, consisting of resident assessment data collected
by all nursing homes in the U.S as well as the compiled annual surveys
of nursing home certification (OSCAR), provider of service (POS);
national survey data; cancer registry data; and public health data
sets collected for surveillance purposes.