Corinna Sorenson PhD

Corinna Sorenson

Core Faculty

Corinna Sorenson, PhD


PhD, London School of Economics (UK)

Corinna Sorenson, PhD, directs the Margolis Scholars Program in Health Policy and Management. She also co-leads a number of the Center's educational initiatives.

Dr. Sorenson has extensive research and policy expertise in value assessment in health care, comparative effectiveness research, drug and device regulation and payment, and health policy evaluation. She is interested in the design, implementation, and assessment of innovative, evidence-based strategies to enhance value-based health care, particularly with regards to new and existing health care treatments and services. In this work, she also examines the economic, methodological, political, cultural, organizational, professional, and legal levers that support or hinder the adoption of such approaches.     

Sorenson C, Japinga M, Crook H, McClellan M. Building A Better Health Care System Post-Covid-19: Steps for Reducing Low-Value and Wasteful Care. Nejm Catalyst. 2020 Aug 21;

Greenup RA, Prakash I, Sorenson C. "Choosing Wisely" in Breast Cancer Surgery: Drivers of Low Value Care. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Aug;27(8):2577–9.

Mahendraratnam N, Sorenson C, Richardson E, Daniel GW, Buelt L, Westrich K, et al. Value-based arrangements may be more prevalent than assumed. Am J Manag Care. 2019 Feb;25(2):70–6.