Christine Cole Johnson, PhD, MPH
Chair, Public Health Sciences

David Nerenz, PhD
Director, Center for Health Policy
   & Health Services Research

HFHS Research

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Year established: Varies by center
  • Total active studies: Varies by center
  • Peer-reviewed publications: Varies by center
  • Website: - research 


Henry Ford Health System
Health Alliance Plan


Henry Ford Health System includes multiple research departments and centers, a number of which collaborate on HCSRN studies.  These includes the Department of Public Health Sciences, the Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research, the Center for Health Services Research, the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the Health Disparities Research Collaborative, the Institute on Multicultural Health, the Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Research, and the Center for Cancer Epidemiology Prevention and Control. Learn more at:



Special Research Facilities

  • Biorepository facility
  • Survey and qualitative research services
  • Chart abstraction department
  • Data coordinating center

Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • Varies by research center