Sonia J. Crandall, PhD, MS

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Department of Family & Community Medicine
Director, Women’s Health Center of Excellence Leadership and Mentoring Program

“I like to read and travel, but my favorite activity is ballroom dancing.”

Interests

Patient-Physician Relationships and Communication, Medical Student Professional Development, How Physicians Change and Learn

Education

1974Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
B.S. Degree, Zoologoy
Minors in Chemistry, Psychology, Dance
Member Beta Beta Beta (Biology),  Psi Chi (Psychology)
1974
Michael Reece Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Diploma, Medical Technology
1980University of Illinois
Champaign, IL
M.Ed. Degree, Vocational and Technical Education
Supporting Areas: Health Occupations, Teacher Education
Member Phi Delta Kappa (Education), Phi Kappa Phi (Honor)
1989University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
Ph.D. Degree, Adult and Community Education
Supporting Area: Continuing Professional Education
Dissertation: A Case Study of Physician Performance in Relation to Participation in a Continuing Medical Education Program
2003Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
M.S. Degree, Epidemiology
Thesis: Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Indigent Patients: A Longitudinal Comparison of Problem-Based and Traditional Curriculum Student

Academic Career

1989 – 1994Director, Faculty Development and Education Resources
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Education
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Department of Family Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK
1994 – 1998Director, Faculty Development
Assistant Professor
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 
1998 – 2005
Director, Faculty Development
Associate Professor
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2005 – presentProfessor
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Current Projects

PAs Impacting Care in the Appalachian Region of North Carolina
Source :Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration, Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care (D57HP03190)
Funding Period :2011-2016
Role :Co-Author, Co-Principal Investigator and Director for Program Evaluation

Education for Mindful Practice and Attitudes Toward Healing (EMPATH) in Geriatric Care
Source :Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, Caring Attitudes Program
Funding Period :2011-2013
Role :Co-Author, Co-Investigator and Program Evaluator

Implementing a Culturally Sensitive Health Literacy Curriculum
Source :Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Medical Student Education (D57HP20779)
Funding Period :2010-2015
Role :Co-Author, Co-Principal Investigator and Director for Program Evaluation

Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Management Lifestyle Intervention (NEW Lifestyle)
Source :Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Cancer Education Grant (IR25CA117887-01A2)
Funding Period :2007-2012
Role :Contributing Author, Co-Investigator

Selected Publications

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