Faculty Profile

Sarah T. Hawley, PhD, MPH

Sarah T. Hawley, PhD, MPH

  • Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine
  • Professor, Health Care Management and Policy
    Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Faculty Lead, Education and Training
    Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI)
  • University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex
    2800 Plymouth Road,
    Building 16, 406E,
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Dr. Hawley’s primary research is in the are of understanding and improving the quality of cancer care and decision-making across the continuum from screening through survivorship. She has a specific focus on understanding the role of patient preferences and patient-physician communication in use of screening, treatment and survivorship care and in reducing disparities in cancer care. Dr. Hawley's research projects include both observational methods, using population based surveys to understand patterns of cancer care, and interventional projects, developing and evaluating interventions to improve patient centered cancer care.

  • PhD, Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
  • MPH, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Michigan