Susan T. Hibbard, Ph.D
- Director of Assessment & Evaluation
- Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
- Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Susan T. Hibbard is the director of assessment and evaluation and assistant professor in School of Medicine at Duke University where she conducts education research on teaching and learning in the medical and health professions, oversees the student and program evaluation processes, and ensures data are used to inform decisions in the Department of Community and Family Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program. She received her PhD in Measurement & Evaluation (University of South Florida, 2010), MS in Education (Niagara University, 2005), and BA in Chemistry (University at Buffalo, 2004). Dr. Hibbard previously served as the director of effectiveness and accountability at Florida SouthWestern State College, assistant professor of research and evaluation at Florida Gulf Coast University, and senior evaluator at Edu, Inc. Dr. Hibbard’s scholarship focuses on educational equity in medical and STEM education, research and evaluation methods used in practice, ideal learning environments for training effective clinicians, and psychometric instrument development. She has conducted evaluations for projects funded by the National Science Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and public school districts. Dr. Hibbard regularly serves as a grant reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation & Improvement. She is a member of the American Educational Research Association, American Evaluation Association, and the Physician Assistant Education Association.