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AcademyHealth has issued a call for nominations for the fourth annual Health Services Research Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding research that has been successfully translated into health policy, management, or clinical practice and, as a result, has had a positive impact on health and health care.
The lead researcher of the winning impact will receive $2,000, and the research will be disseminated widely as part of AcademyHealth's ongoing efforts to promote the field of health services research. The deadline for nominations is July 30, 2008. For more information on eligibility requirements, selection criteria, and application details, visit AcademyHealth at http://www.academyhealth.org/awards/hsrimpactsnominations.htm.