Our Team

Isabelle Scholl, Dr. phil. (Ph.D), Dipl.-Psych.

Harkness Fellow
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Isabelle joined The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) in September 2016, where she is placed during her 2016-17 German Harkness/B. Braun Stiftung Fellowship  in Health Care Policy and Practice. She is a Clinical Psychologist and licensed Psychotherapist with a Doctoral Degree in Medical Psychology. Her research experience lies in implementation of shared decision-making (SDM) and patient-centered care, as well as in the development and psychometric testing of measures to assess SDM and other dimensions of patient-centered care. She has a broad research interest in health services research and implementation science.

Isabelle also holds the position of Head of Research Group on patient-centered care at the Department of Medical Psychology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, where she also lectures in a range of courses at the medical school and is involved in clinical work in psychooncology. 

During her fellowship placement at TDI she works on enhancing the implementation of shared decision-making in cancer care through solutions that address organizational-level barriers.