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Floyd Jackson Fowler, Jr received a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1966. He has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Survey Research at UMASS Boston since 1971. He was Director of the Center for 14 years. Dr. Fowler is the author (or co-author) of four text books on survey methods, as well as numerous research papers and monographs. His recent work has focused on question design and applying survey methods to studies of medical care. He is a member of the instrument team for the AHRQ-funded CAHPS projects. Other current active projects include an AHRQ-funded study of patient safety, an NIA-funded study of the causes and consequences of variation in the intensity of medical care, and a series of question design experiments, funded by, and carried out jointly with, the National Center for Health Statistics.
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