Karin V. Rhodes is the principal investigator on a SHARE-funded project evaluating the impact of integrating behavioral/medical care among patients with comorbid chronic medical conditions and psychiatric and/or substance use disorder(s) on health care utilization and costs.
Dr. Rhodes is Vice President for Care Management Design & Evaluation and Professor of Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry at Northwell Health System/Hofstra School of Medicine. She is also adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and was previously Assistant Professor and Director of Health Care Policy Research in the University of Pennsylvania Department of Emergency Medicine, with secondary appointments in Psychiatry and the School of Social Policy.
A former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Dr. Rhodes' research interests focus on developing effective patient-centered responses to health-related social problems and ensuring access to quality health care for all patients. Her recent work includes a collaborative project with the State of Illinois Department of Medicaid with a goal of identifying, measuring, and assisting in the correction of any disparities in access to specialty health care for publicly-insured children.
Dr. Rhodes received her M.D. from the University of Illinois and her M.S. from the University of Chicago.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.