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Topic: Chronic disease management

Cathleen Connell Cathleen Connell, PhD, MS, BA

Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3189 E-mail: cathleen@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Expert in dementia caregiving and the psychological and social impact of chronic illness among older adults, particularly Alzheimer's disease.
  • Studies self-care behaviors of family caregivers of people with a demanding illness, as well as community outreach education to increase knowledge and awareness of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Since 1992, she has served as the Director of the Education and Information Transfer Core of the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
  • Currently Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Public Health.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Chronic disease management

Cathleen ConnellCathleen Connell, PhD, MS, BA

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3189 E-mail: cathleen@umich.edu

  • Expert in dementia caregiving and the psychological and social impact of chronic illness among older adults, particularly Alzheimer's disease.     MORE

A. Mark FendrickA. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu

  • Practicing internist and professor of internal medicine at UM whose interest focuses on the clinical and economic impact of innovative medical interventions.     MORE

Rodney HaywardRodney Hayward, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-4844 E-mail: rhayward@umich.edu

  • Current work focuses on quality measurement and improvement for chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.      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

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