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Sandra Monteiro

Director, Research and Analysis

Dr. Sandra Monteiro is the Director of Research and Analysis at Touchstone Institute and an Education Research Scientist in the McMaster Education Research, Innovation and Theory Program at McMaster University. Sandra joined Touchstone Institute as a psychometrician in 2014, shortly after acquiring her PhD in Cognitive Psychology. She now leads the psychometric unit, which ensures both high quality data and validity evidence for multiple high-stakes assessment programs in the health care field. Sandra has published several papers on the measurement of competence in a health professions context and shares her expertise on research methodology and measurement by advising medical residents and teaching graduate students in the Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University.

"Being in an information rich environment we are able to continually learn from the data and make better decisions for our programs."