Professor Rosie Frasso

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Dr. Rosemary (Rosie) Frasso is a public health researcher and educator. Dr. Frasso earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy & Practice, as well as two master's degrees from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her current research focuses on the integration of qualitative and quantitative methods in projects designed to improve population health, healthcare quality, access to health services for vulnerable populations and evaluation of educational endeavors in medicine, social work, nursing, allied health, and public health settings. Dr. Frasso provides consultation and oversight on qualitative projects for clinicians, researchers, and students as well as for clients including the VA Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

Her expertise in qualitative methods focuses on traditional and alternative data sources and data collection approaches, including, but not limited to, arts informed research, walking interviews, photo-elicitation interviews, freelisting and consensus-deriving group approaches. Additionally, she has worked on several cross-disciplinary projects with educators, artists and economists who are committed to using qualitative methods to support and enhance community collaborations and to amplify the voices of vulnerable populations.
Period11 May 2023
Visiting fromThomas Jefferson University (United States)
Visitor degreeProfessor
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • Photo Voice
  • Qualitative Research