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.
Cubillos L, Muñoz J, Caballero J, Mendoza M, Pulido A, Carpio K, Udutha AK, Botero C, Borrero E, Rodríguez D, Cutipe Y, Emeny R, Schifferdecker K, Torrey WC
Psychiatr Serv|2020 Jan 3
Schifferdecker KE, Tosteson ANA, Kaplan C, Kerlikowske K, Buist DSM, Henderson LM, Johnson D, Jaworski J, Jackson-Nefertiti G, Ehrlich K, Marsh MW, Vu L, Onega T, Wernli KJ
J Gen Intern Med|2019 Dec 2
Ahmad FS, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Yount SE, Gelow JM, McCullough PA, Kimmel SE, Fisher ES, Cella D
Circ Heart Fail|2019 Jun
Jankowski MK, Schifferdecker KE, Butcher RL, Foster-Johnson L, Barnett ER
Child Maltreat|2019 Feb
Butcher RL, Carluzzo KL, Watts BV, Schifferdecker KE
Am J Med Qual|2019 May/Jun