Karen R. Sepucha, PhD - Health Decision Science

Karen R. Sepucha, PhD - Health Decision Science

Dr. Karen R. Sepucha reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Sepucha is an Assistant Professor at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her focus is on conducting research on the quality of medical decisions; implementing innovations to improve clinical decision making; and teaching patients, clinicians, and students skills for shared decision making.

Education and Training

PhD: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1999

Academic Appointments

Harvard University, Boston, MA

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, 2009–present
  • Instructor, Medicine, 2000–2009

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Sepucha receives grant support from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, NIH, Susan G. Komen Foundation, AHRQ, and Health Foundation UK. She works with the Society of Decision Professionals and Partners Healthcare Population Health Management Group.

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Karen R. Sepucha, PhD - Health Decision Science