Brian Ahmedani, PhD
MHRN Site Principal Investigator

MHRN Suicide SIG Lead        

Henry Ford Health System    

Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research

One Ford Place, 3A

Detroit, MI 48202-3450


HFHS Research

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Chair, Public Health Sciences:  Christine Cole Johnson, PhD, MPH
  • Director, Ctr for Health Policy & Health Services Research: David Nerenz, PhD
  • Year established: Varies by center
  • Total active studies: Varies by center
  • Peer-reviewed publications: Varies by center
  • Website: - research 


Henry Ford Health System
Health Alliance Plan


Henry Ford Health System includes multiple research departments and centers, a number of which collaborate on HMORN studies.  These includes the Department of Public Health Sciences, the Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research, the Center for Health Services Research, the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the Health Disparities Research Collaborative, the Institute on Multicultural Health, the Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Research, and the Center for Cancer Epidemiology Prevention and Control. Learn more at:



Special Research Facilities

  • Biorepository facility
  • Survey and qualitative research services
  • Chart abstraction department
  • Data coordinating center

Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • Varies by research center