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Government Resource Center Strengthens Rapid Growth with New Hires

The Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center (GRC), a fast growing center for health policy research, quality improvement, and technical assistance, is pleased to announce several additions to our staff, including Carrie Farquhar and Tina Bickert from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).


  • We are staffed by career healthcare and human service research and policy experts.
  • We've held leadership positions in state and local government agencies & private sector organizations.
  • We have experience working directly with government agencies through MEDTAPP, which links academic research centers to state agencies.
  • We draw on the expertise of faculty and staff from Ohio's seven medical colleges and 13 public universities.
  • We maintain close working relationships with public and private sector health policy groups, health advocacy groups, and survey research firms.


GRC partners with universities, governments, and healthcare community partners.