About Kathleen Hoffman, PhD
Kathleen Hoffman, PhD, MSPH is Senior Health Research and Writer at Inspire. She is a communications professional, social scientist and writer who develops evidence-based communications focused on the human side of healthcare. Her research background includes experimental studies in communication, persuasion, health communication and the media and qualitative research focused on content analysis, frame analysis and ethnography. As a professional writer and communicator of nearly two decades, Kathleen is a leader in the patient empowerment movement. Kathleen earned her PhD in Communications from the University of Alabama, preceded by a master’s degree in Television and Film from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is also a two-time fellow of Healthcare Communication at Harvard University’s School of Public Health. Kathleen lives near Boston with her husband and son.
Senior Health Researcher and Writer