Joint Appointment Faculty > Karin Rhodes, MD, MS

Director, Division of Health Policy Research
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Karin Rhodes, MD, MS - Penn School of Social Policy & PracticeUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
34th and Spruce, Ground Ravdin 19104
215.421.1036 (phone)

Karin Rhodes, MD, MS (Health Studies) is an Assistant Professor and Director of Health Care Policy Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on use of the acute health care setting for screening and intervention with intimate partner violence and other major psychosocial health risks. Dr. Rhodes has received federal funding to evaluate the impact of computer screening on doctor-patient communication. She is the recipient of a NIMH-funded career development award to evaluate the psychological profiles and design interventions for self-identified perpetrators of family violence. She is also involved in a number of studies investigating the quality of emergency services, access to follow up care and the intersection between acute care and the mental health, social services, and criminal justice systems.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf) | Research | Link to Scholarly Papers