Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Emily Bratlee-Whitaker, PhD, RN, is a Senior Research Scientist in the Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment group at RTI-HS. Dr. Bratlee-Whitaker has experience in data collection and management, utilizing quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and developing study protocols. As a nurse, she has experience in a wide range of therapeutic areas and completed specialized training in gerontology. Her doctoral and post-doctoral research focused on the patient experience of cognitive problems in middle-aged and older adults without dementia. Some of her work has been published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, The Gerontologist, and Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences.
Prior to her role at RTI-HS, Dr. Bratlee-Whitaker was an academic nurse researcher at the Penn State Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, where she worked as a postdoctoral scholar.