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August 22, 2008
AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award
The AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award recognizes scholars early in their careers as health services researchers who show exceptional promise for future contributions. This year's recipient was Ashish Jha, MD, MPH. Dr. Jha is a staff physician at the Boston VA Medical Center and a faculty member at the Harvard School of Public Health, and received the award for his work on quality efforts and racial disparities in care in the VA healthcare system.