Yaara Zisman-Ilani is an assistant professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the College of Public Health, Temple University. She is a psychologist (MA Summa Cum Laude) with a PhD in community mental health. Prior to joining Temple University, Yaara was a Rothschild Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth College.
Yaara has longstanding experience in developing shared decision making interventions, tools, and measures for individuals with chronic conditions. She is a methodologist with a background in evaluation research. Her primary research interests lie in shared decision making, health communication, strategies to promote person-centered care, engagement methods, and mixed methods.