Carrie Bohnert, MPA, CHSE, serves as director of the Standardized Patient Program at the
University of Louisville.  Her special interest is the use of SP methodology as a tool to
advocate for equitable treatment of vulnerable populations in healthcare. Previously, Ms.
Bohnert served as ASPE’s Vice President for Operations and Chair of the Education
Committee.  Ms. Bohnert has found that she actually likes data and research, leading to
several publications on the use of SP methodology to address social problems.
Highlights of Ms. Bohnert’s previous work assignments include training high school
students to produce a radio show, shepherding two hundred high school students
through a three-week intensive arts program, and coaching teachers to engage their
students in science learning.  She is a classically trained singer who loves Mozart and