Karen Schifferdecker is the director of the Center for Program Design and Evaluation (CPDE) at Dartmouth and an assistant professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine. A medical anthropologist, she has over 20 years of experience overseeing and conducting research and evaluation of projects and programs in institutions, clinical sites, and community-based settings using mixed methods. As director of CPDE, she has overseen the evaluation of over 50 projects and grants awarded from multiple foundations and agencies, including the National Science Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and the Administration for Children and Families. Her mixed methods publications have been cited multiple times, including in a guide book by NIH on “Best Practices for Mixed Methods Research in the Health Sciences” and as an excellent example of a mixed methods design for health services research in the book “Mixed Methods in Health Sciences Research” by Curry and Nunez-Smith, 2015.
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.
Yount SE, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Marshall LM, Schabel K, Robb W, Manning DW, Fisher ES, Cella D
J Clin Epidemiol|2021 Apr 8
Knight E, Carluzzo K, Schifferdecker KE, Creek E, Butcher RL, Eakin GS
Health Expect|2021 Apr
Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Knight E, Creek E, Schrandt MS, Marrow L, Jaffe M, Vinci A, Eakin G
ACR Open Rheumatol|2020 Dec
Knutzen KE, Schifferdecker KE, Murray GF, Alam SS, Brooks GA, Kapadia NS, Butcher R, Barnato AE
BMC Palliat Care|2020 Aug 27
Barr PJ, Berry SA, Gozansky WS, McQuillan DB, Ross C, Carmichael D, Austin AM, Satterlund TD, Schifferdecker KE, Council L, Dannenberg MD, Wampler AT, Nelson EC, Skinner J
J Patient Rep Outcomes|2020 Mar 2