Shawna Hudson, Ph.D.
Professor, Henry Rutgers Chair and Research Division Chief
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Dr. Shawna Hudson is a Professor, Henry Rutgers Chair and Research Division Chief in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and founding Director of the Center Advancing Research and Evaluation for Patient-Centered Care (CARE-PC) at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Hudson holds research memberships in the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research. She has a secondary faculty appointment in the Rutgers School of Public Health in the Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science. She currently serves as Director for the Community Engagement Core of the NJ Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS) which is a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium. Dr. Hudson is a medical sociologist and specializes in primary care research. Input from patients, clinicians and the community is at the heart of her work. She is a mixed methods researcher and serves as Principal Investigator and co-Investigator on multiple NIH funded studies. She has published extensively on the role of primary care in long-term follow-up care for cancer survivors. Dr. Hudson is a community engaged, primary care researcher working with vulnerable populations at the intersections of community health, primary care and specialty care.
Dr. Hudson is an appointed member of the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. She has served on multiple study sections including NCATS, DIRH and HSOD and was a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Implementing High-Quality Primary Care. Dr. Hudson’s research has been published extensively in a number of peer reviewed journals including JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Family Medicine, Medical Care, Journal of Cancer Survivorship and the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.