Sophie Gladding, PhD, is the Director of Educational Research and Development in the Department of Medicine. After completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, she received her Ph.D in Education from the University of Minnesota specializing in evaluation and assessment. Following graduate school, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in medical education at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. She currently collaborates on educational research focusing on educational innovations and assessment and works with the educational leadership in the department in the development and implementation of learner assessments and program evaluation. She is also a member of the Division of Global Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. The focus of her work in Global Pediatrics is in the development and evaluation of a competency-based curriculum in global child health.
Current and Recent Research Support Co-investigator, NIH Fogarty Grant, Northern/Pacific Global Health Research Fellows Training Consortium Co-investigator, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, International Clinical Research Fellowships