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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Social Sciences
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About Us

The Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine was established in 2009 and is now a leader in health measurement, quality-of-life measures, outcomes science and statistical tools to support clinical research. We integrate biomedical and social science approaches to improve health and healthcare delivery.

In the Bridging Social Science and Medicine to Improve Health brochure (PDF), the department shares some of its innovative health improvements to date, as well as share our plans for the future.

Visit the pages below to learn more about us.

  • Chair's Message
    Meet our chair, David Cella, PhD.
  • Careers
    Learn about openings within the department.
  • News
    Read the more recent news from within the department.
  • Giving
    Your gift can help us reach our goals.
  • Contact Us
    Connect with our administrative office.
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