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Topic: Chronic disease management

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

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

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.
  • Designs and evaluates health promotion programs for special populations, particularly cardiovascular and cancer prevention interventions for African Americans.
  • Specializes in understanding the relationship between ethnicity and health behaviors; school-based health promotion programs; and substance use prevention, harm reduction, and chronic disease control and prevention.
  • Collaborates with the University of Michigan Center for Health Communications Research, a National Cancer Institute Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, on projects related to tailoring health messages, cultural sensitivity, motivational interviewing to reduce BMI, and more.

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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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