Deborah Gurewich, PhD, MA
Associate Director, Research and Evaluation
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health, UMass Medical School.

Dr. Deborah Gurewich conducts health services research with a focus on organizational behavior, especially as it relates to provider and delivery system performance. She helps lead a staff of 16 researchers conducting a range of research and program evaluations, much of it relating to the safety net delivery system in general and to the MassHealth population in particular.

Areas of focus for Dr. Gurewich include primary care, care integration, and program implementation. She has led projects funded by The Commonwealth Fund, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services. Her more recent work has focused on the cost and quality of care delivered by community health centers (CHCs); community-based models for integrating primary care and substance abuse treatment services, and; outreach and enrollment strategies. Methodologically, Dr. Gurewich's research has used a combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques, including case studies and survey methodologies. She has extensive experience using comparative case studies and in the design and management of multi-site data collection efforts.

Dr. Gurewich holds a PhD in health policy from Brandeis University, an MA in urban planning from George Washington University, and a BA in art history from Boston University.

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