MPH, Sociomedical Sciences
Friends World College
Dr. Sohler is an epidemiologist and health services researcher focused on research to improve access to high quality health care for underserved populations both in the US and internationally. She brings more than 15 years of experience conducting research on approaches to address health and healthcare for people with and at risk for HIV, substance abuse, severe mental disorders, and non communicable disease like diabetes, obesity and cancer. Dr. Sohler’s research areas include both programmatic and intervention evaluation research, as well as population and community based epidemiology inquiries.
In addition to her current appointment with the School of Medicine at CUNY, Dr. Sohler currently also serves as the Director of Research Education at the Haiti Medical Education Project in Port au Prince, Haiti. Prior to joining the faculty at CUNY, Dr. Sohler served as an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University and subsequently at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
Dr. Sohler’s implementation science experience focuses on the examination of barriers to healthcare for underserved populations, evaluation of medical outreach for unstably housed people with HIV, and the examination of how pharmaceutical marketing practices impact health care choices and disparities in treatment for chronic disease.