Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis

Dr. Politi’s research program aims to help patients and the public understand health information, explore what is important to them when making health decisions, and collaborate to make evidence-informed decisions that meet their needs. She also works with health care professionals, public health advocates, and members of the public interesting in training in shared decision-making and patient engagement in health care. Her research includes a focus on eliminating health disparities by engaging communities with unmet health needs and including them in both research and dissemination efforts.