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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

VA Honors BU Professor with Top Research Award

Dr. Dan Berlowitz, a professor of health policy and management at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), was named the recipient of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affair’s 2015 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research.

The award is the highest honor for a VA health services researcher, and represents exceptional achievement in improving the health and quality of care of veterans. Winners have also shown the ability to inspire and train the next generation of health services researchers, and enhance the visibility and recognition of VA research nationally.

Dr. Berlowitz is former co-director of the VA Health Services Research and Development Service’s Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR), located in Bedford and Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. From 2004 to 2013, Berlowitz served as director of HSR&D’s Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, and since 2012 he has served as acting chief of staff for the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital in Bedford.

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