To encourage researchers whose crosscutting and innovative ideas promise to contribute meaningfully to improving U.S. health and health care policy.
- $335,000.00 awarded to Cornell University College of Human Ecology - Using economic theory and methods to understand and reverse the obesity epidemic
- $330,238.00 awarded to University of Chicago Medicine - Investigating the ethical and policy issues of transplantation with living donors
- $335,000.00 awarded to Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School - Investigating the increasing use of hospital intensive care despite improved access to hospice and palliative care at end of life
- $332,987.00 awarded to University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine - Understanding how individual and community-level socioeconomic status affects health care in order to improve policy interventions
- $334,998.00 awarded to Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Investigating how natural disasters affect the health of vulnerable populations and how policy interventions promote their recovery and resilience