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Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare


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PhD Post-Doctoral Fellowship


PhD HSR&D Post-doctoral Fellowship


The Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare (CINCCH) Hines, Illinois is seeking post-doctoral fellows in health services research with a focus in chronic care management, medical therapeutics, health communications, or health economics.  The two year fellowship begins between July and September.  Proposed research must be  relevant to VA care of Veterans.  The principal mission of this program is to develop successful health services researchers as well as: 1) foster research in the field; 2) enhance the existing center with the addition of new, talented, young investigators; and 3) create pathways for pursuing research careers in VA.  Our center is affiliated with Northwestern University, University of Illinois-Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago.

 · Eligibility

·     U.S. Citizen

· Doctoral degree in Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Health

     Economics, Social Sciences, Pharmacy, or related disciplines

· Desire to develop a research career in Health Services Research


· Funding Support

$46,287 the first year/$48,789 the second year, health and life insurance benefits. 


· To Apply

Applications for the fellowship will be accepted on a rolling basis. The fellowship start date is flexible, but ideally fellows will begin in the fall of each year.

· Submission/Contact information

Send a cover letter stating interests and goals for the fellowship, Curriculum Vitae, and a writing sample to: 
Sherri LaVela, PhD, MPH, MBA  
PhD Post-doctoral Fellowship Program
Hines VA Hospital CINCCH (151H)
P.O. Box 1033
Hines, Illinois 60141
Phone- (708) 202-2414 
FAX - (708) 202-2316

For more information contact:
Sherri LaVela, PhD, MPH, MBA 
PhD Post-doctoral Fellowship Director


Current Post-doctoral Fellows (Click on name to see bio)

Sandra Kletzel, PhD 

Abigail Silva, PhD 


updated 8-12-14