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Grant D. Huang, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Dr. Huang is the Director for the Cooperative Studies Program (CSP), a division within the Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of Research & Development that specializes in the design and conduct of multi-site clinical trials and large-scale epidemiological studies. His responsibilities include managing a network of 10 research centers with expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, pharmaceutical/device management, regulatory affairs, health economics, and genetics and a research portfolio with approximately 35 active clinical research protocols. He has been involved with designing and/or overseeing 75 national and international studies, several of which have been published in top-tier medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. In addition to clinical and comparative effectiveness research, his current interests include organizational performance and quality management.

Dr. Huang received his education and training from the University of California, Berkeley, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and Cornell University. His background is in biostatistics/epidemiology and behavioral medicine/medical psychology with a particular emphasis in musculoskeletal disorders, biomechanical and psychological stress, and work organization. Prior to joining VA in 2003, he was a faculty member at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where he continues to help train military physicians and health care providers. He has also led major public health initiatives with the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and Department of Defense and serves on various advisory boards in clinical and health services research.

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