Mixed Methods Members > Ellen Rubinstein, PhD
Ellen Rubinstein, Ph.D. is a medical and psychological anthropologist with ethnographic and qualitative research experience in the U.S. and Japan and a 2017-2019 Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Michigan Mixed Methods Program. Rubinstein's anthropological research has focused on caregiving in families with mental illness, specifically on how parents understand their role in providing care for adult children with chronic conditions.
Before joining the Michigan Mixed Methods Program as a Research Fellow, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Benjamin F. Crabtree, conducting mixed methods research on cancer survivorship care in community-based primary care practices across the country. Her research interests include behavioral health integration in primary care, the PCMH in theory and practice, care coordination between primary care and specialty mental health care, and the role of culture in medicine.