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Susan Hughes, MS

Ms. Hughes is Family Medicine’s Research Director and Associate Adjunct Professor in Family & Community Medicine.  She works closely with HPM Fellows on all aspects of research from conception, searching for funding, refinement of question to a testable hypothesis, recruiting and overseeing personnel necessary to complete the study, writing Institutional Review Board applications, data management, data entry, data cleaning, data analysis, to finding an appropriate forum to disseminate results, preparing abstracts, presentations and manuscripts. She has a BA in mathematics from California State University, Fresno and a MS degree in Biostatistics from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her interests include Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database design.  She has co-authored several manuscripts with fellow faculty.