Rachel Grob, PhD, MA

Director of National Initiatives and Associate Clinical Professor, Law School

Rachel Grob is a sociologist whose career has been devoted to investigating patients’ experiences with health and health care, and to involving them in the discourse, policy processes, and institutional arrangements which impact that care. She is the Director of National Initiatives and Clinical Professor at the UW Law School’s Center for Patient Partnerships; serves as the Qualitative Research Lead for the award-winning, internationally-vetted Database of Individual Patient Experience (DIPEx) initiative in the United States; and leads a mixed-methods portfolio of projects focused on the science of eliciting, synthesizing, and amplifying diverse patients’ voices.