Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies


The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center offers a distinctive environment in which to conduct, collaborate on, and train in clinical, health services, and health policy research. Our mission to do research that ultimately will have impact on health and/or advance research methods has generated groundbreaking studies and new approaches. This work spans biomedical and clinical sciences, behavioral and social sciences, community engaged research, public health studies, and health policy research.

A Commitment to Excellence through Collaboration

The ICRHPS has a distinguished faculty dedicated to this work with a propensity for multidisciplinary multi-organizational collaborative. The ICRHPS demonstrates and fulfills Tufts Medical Center's commitment to excellence in research across all departments and disciplines by collaborating with healthcare leaders, researchers, and experts at all the schools of Tufts University and its affiliated hospitals, and with institutions, organizations, and agencies across the United States and around the world.

Research That Improves the Delivery of Medical Care and Health Services

Our mission at the ICRHPS is the delivery of better medical care and health services through exceptional research and leading-edge training and development.

Supporting Researchers with Valuable Products and Services

The ICRHPS creates and offers helpful products and services, such as research reports, manuals, and validated questionnaires produced by ICRHPS staff, as well as comprehensive project development and analytical support for research projects.