Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, DrPH, MS is a researcher in General Pediatrics. She has over 16 years experience in high-level support of research projects at Stanford, including research design, implementation and dissemination, specifically, qualitative and mixed methods research. She has significant content expertise in the following research areas: patient-physician communication, intraoperative team communication, and language barriers. Dr. Merrell also works closely with educators to design and implement medical education curricula and research across the learning spectrum. Additional interests include capacity building in research methodology for medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty.
Current Role at Stanford
Researcher teaching about qualitative research in General Pediatrics. Co-Director of the Medical Education Scholarly Concentration program for the School of Medicine.
Education & Certifications
DrPH, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Public Health (2012)
MS, Stanford University, Anthropological Sciences (2004)
BA, Stanford University, Human Biology (2004)