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CSDE Research Affiliate

David Grembowski

UW Professor Emeritus, Health Services
UW Emeritus
Tel: 206-616-2921

CSDE Research Areas:

  • Health of People and Populations
  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

In the News:

David Grembowski serves as the Interim Director of the Center for Health Innovation and Policy Sciences in the Department of Health Services. Professor Grembowski’s research interests are the social determinants of health and health inequities; prevention; the design and performance of health care systems, particularly access to health care and the cost, quality, outcomes and equity of care; technology diffusion; and the health care workforce. He was a member of the study team evaluating Washington’s $65 million State Innovation Models Test Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. His other studies have examined health care for adults with chronic conditions; efforts to improve quality by increasing access to care in integrated delivery systems; managed care and physician referrals; managed care and patient-physician relationships; cost-effectiveness of preventive services for older adults; fluoridation effects on oral health and dental demand; financial incentives and dentist adoption of preventive technologies; effects of dental insurance on dental demand; and the link between mother and child access to dental care.