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Rutgers Neurosurgery Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (H.O.P.E.) Center


The H.O.P.E. Center is focused on research that promotes a better understanding of health outcomes, policy, and economic factors in the area of neurosurgery and beyond. Our central goal is to improve outcomes and reduce the economic burden of patient care. By combining experts in clinical neurosurgery, basic science, data analytics, patient safety, and health economics, we perform multi-disciplinary research and policy proposals to benefit our community in New Jersey, and worldwide.



The H.O.P.E. Center will be the international leader in health outcomes, policy, and economic research in the area of neurosurgery. Our work will advance the methods and quality or patient care, improving outcomes, and reducing economic burden.


Focus Areas

  • Optimization of healthcare delivery systems
  • Local and National outcomes research
  • Modeling of health economics and impact
  • Development of improved healthcare policy