Joshua C. Klapow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy (School of Public Health, UAB). Dr. Klapow is a Scholar in the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, and director of the Health Outcomes Assessment Unit for the UAB Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education. He also directs the Coordinated Ph.D./MSPH in Psychology and Health Policy and Outcomes Research Program. Dr. Klapow teaches courses on health outcome evaluation and psychometric measurement. His research focuses on the role of behavioral science in outpatient health care delivery and evaluation. Health care delivery models for the primary care setting are emphasized with projects examining the impact of patient and provider education, direct patient intervention, physician facilitated interventions, and cost-effectiveness models for medical conditions common to the primary care setting. Dr. Klapow received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 1995, where he also completed a post- doctoral fellowship in Geriatric Health Services Research.