Evaluation of Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG), 2010-2015

Project Overview

OPRE awarded a contract to NORC at the University of Chicago, in conjunction with Red Star Innovations and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB), to design and conduct a comprehensive process and outcome evaluation of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG).

The goal of this evaluation is to provide documentation and lessons about diverse programmatic approaches to health professions training programs serving tribal populations. Interview and program operations data will be collected to provide an in-depth, systematic analysis of program implementation, operations, and outputs and outcomes in all tribal sites. Additionally, data will be compared within and across sites to examine correlations and patterns and generate hypotheses about the effectiveness of different program approaches for tribal populations. The evaluation will be closely coordinated with the other components of OPRE’s research and evaluation portfolio for HPOG.

The points of contact are Hilary Forster and Michael Dubinsky.

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