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Shari S. Rogal, MD, MPH

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CHERP Core Investigator

  • Co-Director, Dissemination & Implementation Science Core (DISC), CHERP
  • Staff Physician, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS)
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • Co-Director, Dissemination and Implementation Science Collaborative (Pitt-DISC), University of Pittsburgh
  • Co-Director, IMPlementation and Community Translation (IMPaCT) Core, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh


Shari S. Rogal, MD, MPH is CHERP Core Investigator, VA Physician at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. She serves as Co-Director of CHERP's Dissemination & Implementation Science Core (DISC). Dr. Rogal works clinically as a transplant hepatologist with a research interest in improving the quality and equity of clinical care using implementation science.

Her research focuses on using data to define which combinations of implementation strategies work best to address specific implementation barriers. Her work has crossed clinical areas, including hepatology, cancer screening, substance use treatment, and others.

Research Areas
Implementation Strategy Selection
Measuring Implementation Barriers and Facilitators
Symptom Management in Cirrhosis
Prescribing Implementation Strategies to Improve Health Care Equity

2021, Chief of Staff Clinical Excellence Award, VAPHS
2021, Medical Student Research Mentoring Merit Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2016, Implementation Research Institute Fellowship
2006, Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award