Sofía Ladner is a Research Associate at the Institute for Community Health. She is a native Spanish-speaker hailing from Argentina. She also speaks Portuguese, and plans to practice and perfect her command of the language. Prior to her work with ICH, Sofía was a Fellow at the Health Policy Commission, where she focused her research and work on patient protection policies and carrier claims processing for the state of Massachusetts.
Sofía’s research interests range widely and include health policy issues and racial and socioeconomic disparities in her community. At ICH, she is involved in projects about mental health, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, and sexual health education for youth.
Sofía received a BS in International Health from Georgetown University, and is currently completing her MPH with a focus on Community Health at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.