Megan Saucke, MA

Researcher III

Megan Saucke, MA, is a researcher in WiSOR with a background in sociology and qualitative research. Prior to coming to UW, Megan conducted research at Syracuse University and the University of California, Davis, exploring intersections of gender, race, and culture, using interviews, focus groups, participant observation, and textual analysis. Since coming to WiSOR, she has helped design and run studies for a number of topics using methods including patient and provider interviews, stakeholder engagement, focus groups, and surveys.

Megan’s skills include design and development of interview guides, focus groups, stakeholder meetings, and surveys; conducting in-depth and semi-structured interviews; facilitation of focus groups and stakeholder panels; training research staff in interview techniques, inductive and deductive content analysis of interviews and doctor-patient conversations; advanced NVivo skills; stakeholder engagement and subject recruitment; writing and editing; and literature reviews.

PIs: Drs. Carrie Thiessen, Heather Neuman, Sujani Kakumanu, and Angela Ingraham

To see the communication tools that Megan helped create for transfer center nurses to use during interhospital transfer discussions, click here.

To see the communication tools that Megan helped create for accepting surgeons to use during interhospital transfer discussions, click here.

To see the materials that Megan helped create for helping patients with thyroid cancer learn about their treatment options, click here (https://www.hipxchange.org/ThyroidCancerTreatmentChoice).

 

saucke@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 265-2458

K6/117N

Education

  • MA, Sociology, University of California-Davis, 2013
  • BA, Syracuse University, 2010