Sandra A Hartasanchez, MD, MPH

Teaching Fellow



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Sandra A Hartasanchez, MD, MPH

Teaching Fellow

Research & Practice Interests

Shared Decision Making
Patient-Centered Care
Sexual & Reproductive Health
Health Literacy
Health Equity 


MD, Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico
MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 



Ridgeway JL, Branda ME, Gravholt D, Brito JP, Hargraves IG, Hartasanchez, et al. Increasing risk-concordant cardiovascular care in diverse health systems: a mixed methods pragmatic stepped wedge cluster randomized implementation trial of shared decision making (SDM4IP). Implement Sci Commun. 2021;2,43.


Health Research Methods


Dr. Sandra Hartasanchez received her medical degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City and a Master in Public Health with a concentration in Global Health from the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health.

She has experience in research and public health interventions. In Mexico, she worked as a research assistant for a large cohort evaluating chronic conditions in Mexican women. She also served as medical advisor in a mhealth program for pregnant women, which was championed by the country's Ministry of Health. 

After completing her MPH, she worked as a research fellow in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit at the Mayo Clinic in Rocheter, MN where she collaborated on various qualitative research projects and sysematic reviews. She was a primary researcher in collecting data for a multisite randomized control trial regarding shared decision making and patient-centered care. She also participated in the planning and design of enounter decision aids.