Caroline Broomfield is a grants writer at PolicyLab and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). In this role, she provides support to the interdisciplinary PolicyLab and CPCE faculty and manages grant writing and submission functions to maximize essential support from external sponsors. Ms. Broomfield facilitates communication among team members and with the Sponsored Projects Office, organizing the submission process and providing writing, editing, project planning and budgeting services.
Ms. Broomfield previously worked with Dr. Jim Guevara on a comparative effectiveness study of different patient-centered communication strategies to improve care for children with ADHD and on the Opening Doors to Early Intervention Study, which is also a comparative effectiveness study of how to help families navigate the Early Intervention system.
Prior to working at CHOP, Ms. Broomfield worked at the Global Institute of Public Health at New York University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on public health research projects centered on social epidemiology, which explored issues of social relationships, socio-economic factors and cerebrovascular health. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Haverford College and is currently working towards her Master of Public Health at the University of Pennsylvania.