Judy Shea

Senior Fellow

Judy A. Shea, PhD

  • Professor, General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Judy A. Shea, PhD is the Leon Hess Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and co-Director of the Master of Science in Health Policy Research. She works with faculty and fellows to design and evaluate research projects. Much of Dr. Shea’s work focuses on evaluating the psychometric properties of evaluation tools and developing measures to assess components of health such as health literacy, patient satisfaction, and health-related quality of life. She has methodological expertise with multiple qualitative methods including focus groups and interviews, as well as survey research. She teaches and mentors trainees regularly on methodology and measurement principles. Dr. Shea has published over 325 peer-reviewed articles, many with junior colleagues.

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