Linda M. Goldenhar, PhD

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-9271


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Qualitative research methods; health survey research methods; intervention evaluation


Linda M. Goldenhar, PhD, joined the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence as a research professor and science lead for the Collaborative Chronic Care Network (C3N) grant. Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's, she spent over seven years as assistant dean of Medical Education, director of the Office of Evaluation and Research in Medical Education, and professor of family medicine at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. As assistant dean, she was responsible for developing methods and tools for conducting comprehensive curricular evaluation (e.g., developing measurable goals and objectives and parallel competency-based student and clerkship evaluations), teaching an evidence based medicine course to medical students and a mixed methods course to residents and fellows studying for their Master of Science in clinical research. She also conducted medical education and other types of research projects with faculty members a Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati. 

Dr. Goldenhar received her doctoral degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and has been accepted or invited to give nearly 100 national and international conference presentations. She is the past president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education. Additionally, she was a member of a National Academy of Sciences committee, and has been an editorial board member for a number of scientific journals. Dr. Goldenhar regularly reviews for Medical Education, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Health Education Research and Work and Stress.

Education and Training

PhD: Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1991.

Post-doctoral fellowship: Institute of Gerontology, Ann Arbor, MI, 1991-1992.