Office of Research

Child Health Institute


The Child Health Institute (CHI) is a collaborative research effort comprising faculty and staff from the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Public Health & Community Medicine at the University of Washington. CHI faculty represent the disciplines of pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, economics, health services and statistics. CHI is one of the few research centers in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of the access, cost-effectiveness, quality and outcomes of health care for children.

Funding Information:

National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Washington Dental.
Private foundations.
Seattle Children's Hospital.
Other universities.
Internal UW centers.

Reporting Structure:

Bruder Stapleton, Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Related UW Entities:

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Public & Community Health,
School of Dentistry

Center Details

Director: Mangione-Smith, Rita
Location: 6200 NE 74th Street Bldg. 29
Year Started: 2003
Administrator / Program Manager: Clare, Christine
Administering College/School: School of Medicine 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Pediatrics 
Faculty Involvement: 6