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Benjamin F. Crabtree, PhD
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Research Division
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
112 Paterson Street, Room 458
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 848-932-0213
Fax: 732-932-1451  

Benjamin Crabtree is a medical anthropologist and is Professor at the Department of Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Dr. Crabtree has been a full-time primary care/health services researcher in family medicine for the past 30 years and has contributed to numerous articles and chapters on both qualitative and quantitative methods, covering topics ranging from time series analysis and log-linear models to in-depth interviews, case study research, and qualitative analysis strategies.  Dr. Crabtree is known for his expertise in qualitative research and writes extensively in this area, including editing a book, Doing Qualitative Research.  He was also the lead editor on a book about developing collaborative research teams, Exploring Collaborative Research in Primary Care.  Dr. Crabtree has been principal investigator on numerous NIH funded grants, including a current R01 from the National Cancer Institute investigating cancer survivorship in exemplary PCMH practices.  He also leads the Qualitative Team for ESCALATES (Evaluating System Change to Advance Learning and Take Evidence to Scale) which is the national evaluation of AHRQ’s EvidenceNOW Initiative housed at OHSU.

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