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Shoshanna Sofaer, MPH, DrPH is the Robert P. Luciano Professor of Health Care Policy at the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College. She previously held academic positions at George Washington University Medical Center and the UCLA School of Public Health. She completed her MPH and DrPH degrees at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Sofaer conducts research and publishes on topics including: developing quality measures that resonate with consumers and patients; designing public reports on comparative health care quality; developing tools patients can use to engage productively in their health and health care; and the developing state and local partnerships to pursue community health and health care improvement objectives. She is nationally known for her expertise in qualitative and mixed methods research and consults and trains widely on these issues. She is frequently requested to speak to health care stakeholders about her research and experience. She is a CFAH William Ziff Fellow.

Patient Engagement: Expert Shoshanna Sofaer Talks about Challenges

Shoshanna Sofaer | October 17, 2011
This interview with Shoshanna Sofaer is the sixth in a series of brief chats between CFAH president and founder, Jessie Gruman and experts - our CFAH William Ziff Fellows - who have devoted their careers to understanding and encouraging people's engagement in their health and health care.