Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD Serving as Advisory Panel Member on AHRQ grant

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, will serve on the Advisory Panel of a 4-year, $2.7M grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Centers for Medicare and Medical Services (AHRQ-CMS) entitled, "Implementing Measures Network for Child Health (Implement For Child Health)." This team, led by Michael Cabana, MD, MPH, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will develop and implement new children's quality measures for asthma and sickle cell disease.  Annie Marsh, MD, a UW pediatric residency graduate and now Director of the Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Clinic at UCSF, is also part of the research team.  Funded under the Pediatric Quality Measures Program, the aim of the research is to further develop measures to be used by state Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs, as well as payors, clinicians, and patients and families toward improving the quality of care for children with these diseases.