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Topic: Health communication

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 Health communication

Cliff DouglasCliff Douglas, J.D.

Adjunct Lecturer in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-0939 E-mail: cdoug@umich.edu

  • Focuses on policies related to smoking in workplaces and public places and on regulation of tobacco products and their marketing.      MORE

Charles FriedmanCharles Friedman, Ph.D.

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-764-8058 E-mail: cpfried@umich.edu

  • Directs the joint graduate program in Health Informatics across UM's School of Public Health and School of Information.     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

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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