Project Title/Research Interests: An Evaluation of the Impact of Clinical Pharmacists on Post-Acute Care Transitions, Shared Decision Making, and Medication Adherence

Jack Needleman, PhD

Ms. Sorensen is a current PhD student in the Department of Health Policy and Management at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health. Her research interests include implementation science, telemedicine and mHealth, shared decision making, and outcomes research more generally. She is currently working with the UCLA Health System on two major initiatives: 1) the implementation and evaluation of telemedicine across several clinical domains, and 2) the use of shared decision making for prediabetics in UCLA’s primary care setting. Prior to this program, Andrea worked as a Fellow at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. She currently works with Intel Corporation’s Global Health & Life Sciences organization focusing on dissemination and implementation of Health IT solutions.