|Carol S. Weisman, PhD, Principal Investigator
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
and Health Policy and Administration
Penn State College of Medicine
Dr. Weisman is a sociologist and health services researcher whose research focuses on women’s health and on health care delivery system responses to women’s health care needs. Before coming to Penn State, she was Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Professor of Healthy Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She has over 35 years of research experience, including projects funded by NIH, AHRQ, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and various foundations. Currently, she is director of the Central Pennsylvania Women’s Health Study and is consulting with AHRQ, NCQA, and the AMA on women’s health projects. She is the author of over 140 journal articles and parts of books, and is the author of Women’s Health Care: Activist Traditions and Institutional Change, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Dr. Weisman received her BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Wellesley College and her PhD in Social Relations from Johns Hopkins University.