Sarah Henize, PhD, MPH


Sarah Henize


901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Sarah Henize, PhD, MPH


Research & Practice Interests

Mass Communication
Media Effects
Persuasion in Health Communications
Social Marketing
Public Relations
Behavioral Health Theories
Survey and Online Experimental Methods
Behavioral Impact of Health in the Media
Improving Patient-Provider Relationships
Transitioning to Population Health (Implementation and Regulatory Perspectives)


PhD, Bowling Green State University
MPH, University of Iowa
BA, Miami University


University Appointment

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health


Health Communication & Social Marketing


Dr. Sarah Henize teaches health communication and social marketing at the Jefferson College of Population Health. In addition, she pursues her passion for healthcare in the for-profit sector of the industry. Presently, she is  Healthcare Analytics Region Manager at Premier, Inc., helping hospitals and health systems identify opportunities to improve quality outcomes and reduce costs. Her role is to support Premier, Inc.’s member hospitals to make the successful transition to population health management. She currently lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Richard. Dr. Henize earned her PhD in Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University and her MPH in Health Communications at the University of Iowa.