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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the experiences and outcomes of patients and populations affected by chronic diseases, through high-quality research and analytics.

Our Vision

We envision a better future for patients and their families, paved by our work to advance clinical outcomes, cost-effectiveness, and medical care.

Our Values

We are a team that values producing and presenting results that are free from errors and minimizing bias through advanced statistical and epidemiologic designs and methodologies.

We are a team that values innovative thinking and seeks new problems to solve, new ways to solve them, and new ways to communicate actionable results.

We are a team that values clear communication of complex statistical ideas to our community and our clients in a way that is engaging and readily understood.

We are a team that values partnership with our community and our clients. We exist to walk beside our partners, striving to solve critical issues together.

We are a team that continuously strives to conduct our analyses and interactions with the broader community in a manner that upholds the values of honesty, transparency, and responsibility

Conflicts of Interest

CDRG's COI Policy complies with the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute's (HHRI) regulations. If you are interested in a more in-depth look at CDRG's COI disclosures, email us.


The Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG) is a division of the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (EIN 1568208), located in Minneapolis, MN.