Dr. Schifferdecker is an Associate Professor in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and Community and Family Medicine. As a medical anthropologist and public health researcher, she has led qualitative and mixed methods research over the past 30 years on a variety of topics in health care delivery and beyond, including cancer screening, patient-reported outcomes, and disparities in healthcare delivery with funding from many agencies, including NIH, PCORI, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Administration for Children and Families, and the Arthritis Foundation. Dr. Schifferdecker co-founded and directed the Center for Program Design and Evaluation at Dartmouth for 12 years, where she oversaw a team to provide mixed methods research and evaluation for over 120 projects. Dr. Schifferdecker's current research includes a national RWJF-funded primary care practice survey, a national comparative effectiveness clinical trial funded by PCORI on improving colorectal cancer screening surveillance for older adults, and Arthritis Foundation-funded research on non-response in RA and pain in children with JIA.
Dr. Schifferdecker earned a BA from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, an MA and PhD from the University of Connecticut, and an MPH from Dartmouth College.
Golding SA, Hasson RM, Kinney LM, Kyung EJ, Bardach SH, Perry AN, Boardman MB, Halloran SR, Youkilis SL, Fay KA, Bird TL, Bridges CJ, Schifferdecker KE
Am J Med Qual|2023 Sep-Oct 01
Alford-Teaster J, Vaclavik DD, Imset I, Schiffelbein J, Lyons K, Kapadia N, Olson A, McGrath E, Schifferdecker K, Onega T
Res Sq|2023 Jun 30
Schifferdecker KE, Ramesh NP, Walter LC, Calderwood AH
J Gen Intern Med|2023 Sep
Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Murray GF, Knutzen KE, Kapadia NS, Brooks GA, Wasp GT, Eggly S, Hanson LC, Rocque GB, Perry AN, Barnato AE
BMC Palliat Care|2023 May 16
Tosteson ANA, Schifferdecker KE, Smith RE, Wernli KJ, Zhao W, Kaplan CP, Buist DSM, Henderson LM, Sprague BL, Onega T, Budesky J, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Johnson D, Miglioretti DL, Kerlikowske K
J Womens Health (Larchmt)|2022 Nov