Indiana Children’s Health Services Research is a research section of the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. CHSR was established in 2001 with support from the Pediatrics Department and the Riley Children’s Foundation.
We strive to improve the health and health care of children by developing and applying best scientific evidence and methods in health services research and informatics.
We are guided by compassion for children, partnerships with others, and scientific rigor.
We seek to become the nation’s preeminent center for children’s health services research and informatics.
We strive for excellence in research, education and service to children, their families, their communities and the professionals who serve them.
Areas of Focus
- Community pediatrics and Medical Home
- Disseminating research through health policy research, clinical policy analysis and advocacy
- Research and service concentrating on vulnerable children: children with special health care needs, children in poverty, and children facing social and cultural barriers
- The use of information and technology to improve knowledge of children’s healthcare and quality of health services