Message From The Program Director

IHOP is an interdisciplinary faculty organization dedicated to Health Outcomes and Policy research and training. IHOP provides a rich intellectual environment conducive to productive research collaborations and extensive mentoring opportunities for students, faculty, and scientists interested in health research.

Students and the faculty members of the institute are committed to building IHOP into a world-class Institute. Our research programs include the use of rigorous scientific methods, which are transdisciplinary and innovative. IHOP prepares students to conduct methodologically sound research, create new knowledge aimed at improving health services and outcomes, and pursue funding to support their research. Our graduates advance to academic faculty positions or other positions in research organizations in the public and private sectors.

We are delighted that you are interested in our graduate program and look forward to your involvement. We will be happy to answer any questions.

Sajeesh Kumar, PhD
Interim Executive Director, Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy
Interim Chair, Health Outcomes and Policy Research PhD program
College of Graduate Health Sciences
UT Health Science Center


Sajeesh Kumar, PhD

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Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy
College of Graduate Health Sciences
Email: cghs@uthsc.edu
920 Madison Ave
Suite 807
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: 901-448-5538