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Davene R. Wright, PhD

Davene R. Wright, PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

Dr. Wright is an Acting Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and an Investigator within the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Hospital. She is also an affiliate of the Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology at the University of Washington.

Dr. Wright received her PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University and is trained in health economics and decision science research methodologies. Her primary research focuses on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions. She is generally interested in evaluating the cost and efficiency of service use in pediatric medical care settings.

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Research Description

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions