Richard Hass, PhD

Program Director, PhD, Population Health Science
Lecturer

Richard Hass

Contact

Thomas Jefferson University
130 South Ninth Street, Room 1058
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Richard W Hass

215-503-6334

Richard Hass, PhD

Program Director, PhD, Population Health Science
Lecturer

Research & Clinical Interests

Psychometrics 
Healthcare Teams
Interprofessional Education
Applied Cognitive Science

Education

PhD, Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
BA, Psychology, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA , 2003

Publications

University Appointments

Program Director, PhD, Population Health Science, Jefferson College of Population Health
Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health 
Director of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

Awards

2021 Award for Outstanding Adjunct Teaching in Population Health Science (PhD), Jefferson College of Population Health 

Daniel E. Berlyne Award for Excellence in Early Career Research, 2019 (Division 10 of the American Psychological Association)

Biography

Dr. Richard W. Hass is Program Director for the PhD in Population Health Science at Jefferson College of Population Health. Dr. Hass is also Director of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research for the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his PhD in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences cluster of the psychology department at Temple University. 

His research focuses on issues of measurement and statistical analysis in the behavioral sciences, most notably in interprofessional education and collaborative practice, problem-solving, and creativity. Dr. Hass' current work emphasizes improvement of measurement of team behaviors related to interprofessional collaborative practice, team cognition, and applications of cognitive science and statistical modeling to measurement and assessment of students’ understanding of social determinants of health and interprofessional collaborative practice.