Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research & Education (TxCORE)

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TxCORE is made up of an interdisciplinary team of researchers, with expertise in health outcomes research, pharmacoeconomics, epidemiology, public health, and patient health behavior.

TxCORE team group photo with Drs. Johnsrud, Richards, Moczygemba, Brown, Lawson, Rascati, and Barner

TxCORE has experience in:

  • Examining medication and other health care services use in large populations

  • Developing and evaluating novel approaches to patient-centered care

  • Developing tools for patients and providers to enhance patient care

  • Developing new research and analytic methods

  • Designing and evaluating health care and educational interventions

CORE Research Areas of Expertise

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

  • Health Disparities and Health Equity
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes

Healthcare Systems Research

  • Pharmacist Services Assessment
  • Innovative Models of Care Delivery and Payment
  • Program Implementation and Evaluation Science

Health Economics and Outcomes Research

  • Real-World Evidence Generation
  • Value Assessment
  • Advanced Analytics and Visualization

TxCORE Leadership

TxCORE leadership group photo with Drs. Moczygemba, Brown, Johnsrud, Barner, and Richards

Executive Director: Michael Johnsrud, Ph.D.
Directors: Jamie Barner, Ph.D.; Carolyn Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Directors: Leticia Moczygemba, Ph.D.; Kristin Richards, Ph.D.

About TxCORE

TxCORE Mission

Our mission is to be a leader in addressing population and individual patient health through innovative, high-quality research and education, and to serve our community by responding to critical health care issues that impact patients’ daily lives.

TxCORE Vision

INNOVATE — conduct innovative high-quality research

IMPROVE — improve individual patient health and population health

INFORM — provide solutions and education

Support TxCORE

TxCORE can most effectively achieve its mission with financial contributions from supporters and friends.  Gifts to TxCORE are critical to ensuring we continue to respond to critical health care issues that impact patients' daily lives.

Support TxCORE

TxCORE is associated with the Health Outcomes Division at the UT Austin College of Pharmacy.