Education & Training

The CHEAR Center offers nationally recognized educational opportunities for students, residents, and fellows interested in learning about and preparing for careers in health services and health policy research regarding children and families. Leadership for the fellowship programs is provided by Sarah L. Reeves, PhD, MPH, and Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD, as the Director and Associate Director, respectively. 

Through the CHEAR Center, students and trainees have opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary research studies relevant to current issues in child health. Linkages are in place with state agencies as well as with faculty from the Schools of Business, Law, Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Public Policy.