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Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences

Tara Lagu, MD, MPH

Academic Hospitalist, Center for Quality of Care Research and Department of Medicine
Maystate Medical Center

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
Tufts University

After graduating with her MD/MPH from the Yale University School of Medicine, she completed a General Internal Medicine Residency at Brown. From 2005-2008, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, where she developed her research interest in the quality of health care in the United States. Currently, her work is focused on improving quality and reducing costs of health care in the United States, with a particular focus on quality of heart failure care. She is funded on a NHLBI career development award that uses mixed methods to identify the strategies of high-performing heart failure hospitals.