Linda M. Goldenhar, PhD

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-9271


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

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

Espay AJ, Goldenhar LM, Voon V, Schrag A, Burton N, Lang AE. Opinions and Clinical Practices related to Diagnosing and Managing Patients with Psychogenic Movement Disorders: an International Survey of Movement Disorder Society Members. Movement Disorders. 2009;24(9):1366-74.

Goldenhar LM, Margolin, EG, Warshaw, G. Impact of extracurricular geriatric medicine training: A model based on student reflections of health care delivery to the elderly. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2008;56(3):548–552. 

Coberly LC, Goldenhar LM. Ready or Not, Here They Come: Acting Interns’ Experience and Competency Performing Basic Medical Procedures. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007;Vol 22(4):491-494.

Goldenhar LM, Kues, JR. Effectiveness of a Geriatric Medical Student Scholar’s Program: A Qualitative Assessment. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2006;54;527-534.

Bennett AJ, Goldenhar LM, Stanford K. Utilization of a Formative Evaluation Card in a Psychiatry Clerkship. Academic Psychiatry. 2006;30(4):319-324.

Golnik K, Goldenhar LM. The Ophthalmic Clinical Evaluation Exercise (OCEX): Reliability Determination. Ophthalmology. 2005;112(10):1649-1654

Goldenhar LM, LaMontange AD. Katz T, Heaney C, Landsbergis P. The Intervention Research Process in Occupational Safety and Health: An overview from the NORA Intervention Effectiveness Research Team. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2001;43(7):616-622.

Goldenhar LM, Swanson NG, Hurrell JJ, Ruder A, Deddens J. Job Stressors and Adverse Outcomes for Female Construction Workers. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 1998;3(1):19-32.

Goldenhar LM, Schulte PA. Intervention research in occupational health and safety. Journal of Occupational Medicine. 1994;36(7):763-775.