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Topic: Cancer

Brian Zikmund-Fisher Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 936-9179 E-mail: bzikmund@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Conducts applied research in health communication that uses experimental social science methods to identify factors that affect individual and organizational decision making about health and medical issues.
  • Directs the Internet Survey Lab at the UM/VA Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and is affiliated with the UM Risk Science Center and the UM Center for Health Communications Research.
  • Research projects focus on improving communications about health risks, genetic tests, cancer screening, and other health decisions, understanding community perceptions of dioxins and other toxic agents, and on the effects of poor numeracy (people's ability to interpret quantitative information) on health and medical decision making.

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Marisa EisenbergMarisa Eisenberg, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 763-2991 E-mail: marisae@umich.edu

  • Can discuss infectious diseases transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.     MORE

David GarabrantDavid Garabrant, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0753 E-mail: dhg@umich.edu

  • Current research concerns occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, neuroepidemiology and neurotoxic agents, colon cancer, pancreas cancer, environmental exposure to dioxins.     MORE

Hal MorgensternHal Morgenstern, PhD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5435 E-mail: halm@umich.edu

  • Studies musculoskeletal conditions, cancers, neuropsychiatric disorders, nonintentional injuries, cardiovascular disease, psychosocial aspects of disease, occupational and environmental health, research methods, and access to and quality of health care.     MORE

Ken ResnicowKen Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail: kresnic@umich.edu

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor, PhD

Professor in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-3287 E-mail: jmgt@umich.edu

  • Works on theory and application of statistics to biomedical problems ranging from AIDS to cancer.     MORE

Brian Zikmund-FisherBrian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 936-9179 E-mail: bzikmund@umich.edu

  • Conducts applied research in health communication that uses experimental social science methods to identify factors that affect individual and organizational decision making about health and medical issues.      MORE

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