Clara Soh on Key Leadership Skills for a Health Research Career

In Chapter 18 of 20 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, health economist Clara Soh answers "What Leadership Skills Are Becoming More Relevant As Your Career Progresses?" Soh shares that as she gains experience, managing conflict has become a key leadership skill in her work. As a health economist and health care public policy researcher, Soh looks for ways to anticipate political responses to her findings while also building public advocacy relationships to bring research beyond academic boundaries of ResearchGate, PubMed, and the National Library of Medicine. Clara Soh is a health economist and Senior Director of Policy and Research at a pharmaceutical trade organization in Washington, DC. Previously, Soh held senior roles at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (KPCHR) and Health Policy Research Northwest (HPRN). Soh earned her Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in Policy Analysis and Healthcare Public Finance from the NYU Wagner School and a BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.