Carma Bylund

Carma Bylund,

PROF

Department: MD-HOBI-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 627-9467
Business Email: carma.bylund@ufl.edu

About Carma Bylund

I am a behavioral scientist with international expertise in healthcare communication across the cancer continuum and in dementia. My research focuses on the development, implementation, and testing of communication interventions for clinicians, patients, and caregivers to improve health outcomes. My research collaborations have resulted in more than $11 million in funding. I have published 138 peer-reviewed papers and co-edited two Oxford books on healthcare communication and the Wiley International Encyclopedia of Health Communication. I am Editor-in-Chief of PEC Innovation and Associate Editor of Patient Education and Counseling.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2017-2021
MMC6936 Special Topics in Mass Communication
2021
GMS5905 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-9335-1496

Publications

2022
A lifespan approach to understanding family caregiver experiences of a blood cancer diagnosis
Palliative and Supportive Care. 20(1):22-29 [DOI] 10.1017/s1478951521000389.
2022
Cancer patients’ satisfaction with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic
PLOS ONE. 17(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0268913. [PMID] 35657778.
2022
Clinician approaches to communicating a dementia diagnosis: An interview study.
PloS one. 17(4) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0267161. [PMID] 35421205.
2022
Clinicians’ Attitudes and Behaviors Towards Communicating Electronically with Patients: A Grounded Practical Theory Approach
Journal of Health Communication. 27(2):103-114 [DOI] 10.1080/10810730.2022.2059723.
2022
Clinicians’ Perceptions of the Benefits and Challenges of Teleoncology as Experienced Through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Qualitative Study
JMIR Cancer. 8(1) [DOI] 10.2196/34895. [PMID] 35142622.
2022
Development and pilot testing of a conversation aid to support the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules.
Clinical endocrinology. 96(4):627-636 [DOI] 10.1111/cen.14599. [PMID] 34590734.
2022
Disparities in Patient-Centered Communication via Telemedicine.
Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 28(2):212-218 [DOI] 10.1089/tmj.2021.0001. [PMID] 33913764.
2022
Empathic communication in dignity therapy: Feasibility of measurement and descriptive findings
Palliative and Supportive Care. 20(3):321-327 [DOI] 10.1017/s1478951521001188.
2022
Empathic Communication in Specialty Palliative Care Encounters: An Analysis of Opportunities and Responses.
Journal of palliative medicine. [DOI] 10.1089/jpm.2021.0664. [PMID] 35426742.
2022
Fostering Interdisciplinary Boundary Spanning in Health Communication: A Call for a Paradigm Shift
Health Communication. 37(5):568-576 [DOI] 10.1080/10410236.2020.1857517.
2022
Impact of the family communication environment on burden and clinical communication in blood cancer caregiving.
Psycho-oncology. [DOI] 10.1002/pon.5910. [PMID] 35218278.
2022
Parents Caring for Children Diagnosed with a Blood Cancer from Infancy to Emerging Adulthood: A Life span Perspective.
Journal of adolescent and young adult oncology. 11(1):61-67 [DOI] 10.1089/jayao.2021.0070. [PMID] 34647791.
2022
Practicing Mindfulness through mHealth Applications: Emerging Adults’ Health-Enhancing and Inhibiting Experiences
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19(5) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph19052619. [PMID] 35270309.
2022
Quality of Life for Older Cancer Patients: Relation of Psychospiritual Distress to Meaning-Making During Dignity Therapy.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 39(1):54-61 [DOI] 10.1177/10499091211011712. [PMID] 33926243.
2021
“Home wasn’t really home anymore”: Understanding caregivers’ perspectives of the impact of blood cancer caregiving on the family system.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 29(6):3069-3076 [DOI] 10.1007/s00520-020-05811-4. [PMID] 33051829.
2021
A qualitative analysis of clinicians’ communication strategies with family members of patients experiencing hospital-acquired delirium
Geriatric Nursing. 42(3):694-699 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2021.02.009.
2021
A systematic review of communication about Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) in global biomedical settings.
Patient education and counseling. 104(12):2900-2911 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2021.05.015. [PMID] 34030929.
2021
Blood cancer caregiving during COVID-19: understanding caregivers’ needs.
Translational behavioral medicine. 11(5):1187-1197 [DOI] 10.1093/tbm/ibab021. [PMID] 34042962.
2021
Cancer Misinformation and Harmful Information on Facebook and Other Social Media: A Brief Report.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djab141. [PMID] 34291289.
2021
Evaluating relationships between lung cancer stigma, anxiety, and depressive symptoms and the absence of empathic opportunities presented during routine clinical consultations.
Patient education and counseling. 104(2):322-328 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2020.08.005. [PMID] 32859447.
2021
Fatalistic Cancer Beliefs Across Generations and Geographic Classifications: Examining the Role of Health Information Seeking Challenges and Confidence.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 36(1):3-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-020-01820-3. [PMID] 32648238.
2021
Improving secure messaging: A framework for support, partnership & information-giving communicating electronically (SPICE).
Patient education and counseling. 104(6):1380-1386 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2020.11.021. [PMID] 33280967.
2021
International barriers to parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health topics: a qualitative systematic review
Sex Education. 21(4):387-403 [DOI] 10.1080/14681811.2020.1807316.
2021
Introducing a new journal: PEC Innovation.
Patient education and counseling. 104(10) [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2021.08.004. [PMID] 34607649.
2021
Oncology Care Provider Training in Empathic Communication Skills to Reduce Lung Cancer Stigma.
Chest. 159(5):2040-2049 [DOI] 10.1016/j.chest.2020.11.024. [PMID] 33338443.
2021
PGx in psychiatry: Patients’ knowledge, interest, and uncertainty management preferences in the context of pharmacogenomic testing.
Patient education and counseling. 104(4):732-738 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2020.12.021. [PMID] 33414028.
2021
Responding empathically to patients: a communication skills training module to reduce lung cancer stigma.
Translational behavioral medicine. 11(2):613-618 [DOI] 10.1093/tbm/ibaa011. [PMID] 32080736.
2021
Secure Messaging and COVID-19: A Content Analysis of Patient-Clinician Communication During the Pandemic.
Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. [DOI] 10.1089/tmj.2021.0316. [PMID] 34767741.
2021
Skills-Based Programs Used to Reduce Physician Burnout in Graduate Medical Education: A Systematic Review.
Journal of graduate medical education. 13(4):471-489 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-20-01433.1. [PMID] 34434508.
2021
Strategies to Improve Clinician-Patient Communication Experiences for Patients With Neurologic Conditions.
Neurology. Clinical practice. 11(6):e896-e900 [DOI] 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000001091. [PMID] 34992974.
2021
Streaming mindfulness: Well-being and mindfulness among subscribers to a video streaming service.
Internet interventions. 25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.invent.2021.100419. [PMID] 34401378.
2021
The Impact of an Online Training Program About Cancer Clinical Trials on Primary Care Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs, and Behavior.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 36(5):1039-1044 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-020-01731-3. [PMID] 32157570.
2021
Twenty-first Century Bedside Manner: Exploring Patient-Centered Communication in Secure Messaging with Cancer Patients.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 36(1):16-24 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-019-01592-5. [PMID] 31342283.
2020
Cancer worry and empathy moderate the effect of a survivorship-focused intervention on quality of life.
Psycho-oncology. 29(6):1012-1018 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.5371. [PMID] 32128909.
2020
Educational programs to teach shared decision making to medical trainees: A systematic review
Patient Education and Counseling. 103(6):1082-1094 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2019.12.016.
2020
Fear of cancer recurrence in lymphoma survivors: A descriptive study
Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 38(3):251-271 [DOI] 10.1080/07347332.2019.1677840. [PMID] 31617830.
2020
Lower Adherence: A Description of Colorectal Cancer Screening Barrier Talk.
Journal of health communication. 25(1):43-53 [DOI] 10.1080/10810730.2019.1697909. [PMID] 31795843.
2020
Talking about Dr. Google: Communication strategies used by nurse practitioners and patients with inflammatory bowel disease in the Netherlands to discuss online health information
Patient Education and Counseling. 103(6):1216-1222 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2020.01.011.
2020
The Impact of a Communication Skills Workshop on Doctors’ Behavior Over Time.
Advances in medical education and practice. 11:289-294 [DOI] 10.2147/AMEP.S216642. [PMID] 32346319.
2020
The impact of a stress management intervention on medical residents’ stress and burnout.
International Journal of Stress Management. 27(1):65-73 [DOI] 10.1037/str0000125.
2020
The professional interpreter’s effect on empathic communication in medical consultations: A qualitative analysis of interaction.
Patient education and counseling. 103(3):521-529 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2019.09.027. [PMID] 31623946.
2019
A Hermeneutic Interpretation of Nurses’ Experiences of Truth Telling and Harms in Cancer Care in Qatar.
Cancer nursing. 42(6):484-491 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000663. [PMID] 30346332.
2019
Clinical communication in the context of realistic medicine: A personalized approach to healthcare.
Patient education and counseling. 102(10):1749-1750 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2019.08.009. [PMID] 31466564.
2019
Correction: ComOn-Coaching: The effect of a varied number of coaching sessions on transfer into clinical practice following communication skills training in oncology: Results of a randomized controlled trial.
PloS one. 14(1) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0211752. [PMID] 30695071.
2019
Review of the patient-centered communication landscape in multiple myeloma and other hematologic malignancies
Patient Education and Counseling. 102(9):1602-1612 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2019.04.028.
2019
Structured Analysis of Empathic Opportunities and Physician Responses during Lung Cancer Patient-Physician Consultations.
Journal of health communication. 24(9):711-718 [DOI] 10.1080/10810730.2019.1665757. [PMID] 31525115.
2018
A rigorous evaluation of an institutionally-based communication skills program for post-graduate oncology trainees
Patient Education and Counseling. 101(11):1924-1933 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2018.05.026. [PMID] 29880404.
2018
ComOn-Coaching: The effect of a varied number of coaching sessions on transfer into clinical practice following communication skills training in oncology: Results of a randomized controlled trial.
PloS one. 13(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0205315. [PMID] 30289905.
2018
Efficacy of a survivorship‐focused consultation versus a time‐controlled rehabilitation consultation in patients with lymphoma: A cluster randomized controlled trial
Cancer. 124(23):4567-4576 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.31767. [PMID] 30335188.
2017
“I Don’t Want to Be an Ostrich”: Managing Mothers’ Uncertainty during BRCA1/2 Genetic Counseling.
Journal of genetic counseling. 26(3):455-468 [DOI] 10.1007/s10897-016-9998-x. [PMID] 27473644.
2017
A new paradigm or a misrepresentation of current communication research and teaching?
Medical education. 51(12):1289-1290 [DOI] 10.1111/medu.13340. [PMID] 28748637.
2017
Burnout and sources of stress among medical residents at Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar.
Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit. 23(1):40-45 [PMID] 28244060.
2017
Communication between oncologists and lymphoma survivors during follow-up consultations: A qualitative analysis.
Journal of psychosocial oncology. 35(5):513-530 [DOI] 10.1080/07347332.2017.1313352. [PMID] 28358241.
2017
Implementing and tailoring a western-developed communication skills training program for graduate medical trainees in Qatar.
International journal of medical education. 8:16-18 [DOI] 10.5116/ijme.5856.72b4. [PMID] 28088778.
2017
Primary care physicians’ attitudes and beliefs about cancer clinical trials.
Clinical trials (London, England). 14(5):518-525 [DOI] 10.1177/1740774517717722. [PMID] 28693389.
2017
Satisfaction with a 2-day communication skills course culturally tailored for medical specialists in Qatar.
Journal of family & community medicine. 24(2):122-127 [DOI] 10.4103/2230-8229.205118. [PMID] 28566978.
2017
Taking the ‘training’ out of communication skills training.
Patient education and counseling. 100(7):1408-1409 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2017.02.006. [PMID] 28209249.
2017
The implementation and evaluation of a communication skills training program for oncology nurses.
Translational behavioral medicine. 7(3):615-623 [DOI] 10.1007/s13142-017-0473-5. [PMID] 28211000.
2017
The Use of Simulation to Improve Resident Communication and Personal Experience at End-of-Life Care.
Journal of pediatric intensive care. 6(2):91-97 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0036-1584684. [PMID] 31073430.
2016
Impact of provider-patient communication on cancer screening adherence: A systematic review.
Preventive medicine. 93:96-105 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.09.034. [PMID] 27687535.
2016
Oncology nurses’ communication challenges with patients and families: A qualitative study.
Nurse education in practice. 16(1):193-201 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nepr.2015.07.007. [PMID] 26278636.
2016
Protocol for a cluster randomised trial of a communication skills intervention for physicians to facilitate survivorship transition in patients with lymphoma.
BMJ open. 6(6) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011581. [PMID] 27354079.
2016
Responding empathically to patients: Development, implementation, and evaluation of a communication skills training module for oncology nurses.
Patient education and counseling. 99(4):610-616 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2015.11.021. [PMID] 26686992.
2016
Responding to challenging interactions with families: A training module for inpatient oncology nurses.
Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare. 34(3):204-12 [DOI] 10.1037/fsh0000159. [PMID] 27632541.
2016
The Impact of Patient Participation in Health Decisions Within Medical Encounters: A Systematic Review.
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making. 36(4):427-52 [DOI] 10.1177/0272989X15613530. [PMID] 26585293.
2015
‘We didn’t have a clue’: Family caregivers’ experiences of the communication of a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
The International journal of social psychiatry. 61(1):10-6 [DOI] 10.1177/0020764014535751. [PMID] 24869849.
2015
A mixed-methods examination of communication between oncologists and primary care providers among primary care physicians in underserved communities.
Cancer. 121(6):908-15 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.29131. [PMID] 25377382.
2015
Cancer-related internet information communication between oncologists and patients with breast cancer: a qualitative study.
Psycho-oncology. 24(11):1439-47 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.3752. [PMID] 25631285.
2015
Communication of a schizophrenia diagnosis: A qualitative study of patients’ perspectives.
The International journal of social psychiatry. 61(8):729-34 [DOI] 10.1177/0020764015576814. [PMID] 25834281.
2015
Communication skills in psychiatry training.
Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. 23(4):429-31 [DOI] 10.1177/1039856215590026. [PMID] 26104774.
2015
ComOn Coaching: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of a varied number of coaching sessions on transfer into clinical practice following communication skills training.
BMC cancer. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12885-015-1454-z. [PMID] 26148681.
2015
Contextual barriers to discussing a schizophrenia diagnosis with patients and families: need for leadership and teamwork training in psychiatry.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry. 39(2):174-80 [DOI] 10.1007/s40596-014-0226-4. [PMID] 25398264.
2015
Discussing Death, Dying, and End-of-Life Goals of Care: A Communication Skills Training Module for Oncology Nurses.
Clinical journal of oncology nursing. 19(6):697-702 [DOI] 10.1188/15.CJON.697-702. [PMID] 26583634.
2015
Erratum to: ComOn Coaching: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of a varied number of coaching sessions on transfer into clinical practice following communication skills training.
BMC cancer. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12885-015-1602-5. [PMID] 26303907.
2015
Formative assessment of oncology trainees’ communication with cancer patients about internet information.
Palliative & supportive care. 13(2):197-200 [DOI] 10.1017/S1478951513000928. [PMID] 24477052.
2015
Impact of primary care provider knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about cancer clinical trials: implications for referral, education and advocacy.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 30(1):152-7 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-014-0662-6. [PMID] 24805229.
2015
Patient perspectives and preferences for communication of medical imaging risks in a cancer care setting.
Radiology. 275(2):545-52 [DOI] 10.1148/radiol.15132905. [PMID] 25803490.
2015
Sources and types of online information that breast cancer patients read and discuss with their doctors.
Palliative & supportive care. 13(2):107-14 [DOI] 10.1017/S1478951513000862. [PMID] 24182945.
2015
Survivorship care planning after participation in communication skills training intervention for a consultation about lymphoma survivorship.
Translational behavioral medicine. 5(4):393-400 [DOI] 10.1007/s13142-015-0326-z. [PMID] 26622912.
2014
Do pediatric hematology/oncology (PHO) fellows receive communication training?
Pediatric blood & cancer. 61(3):502-6 [DOI] 10.1002/pbc.24742. [PMID] 24039096.
2014
Nonverbal accommodation in health care communication.
Health communication. 29(6):563-73 [DOI] 10.1080/10410236.2013.783773. [PMID] 24138223.
2014
Talking about familial breast cancer risk: topics and strategies to enhance mother-daughter interactions.
Qualitative health research. 24(4):517-35 [DOI] 10.1177/1049732314524638. [PMID] 24633365.
2014
The Group Objective Structured Clinical Experience: building communication skills in the clinical reasoning context.
Patient education and counseling. 96(1):79-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2014.04.003. [PMID] 24882085.
2013
Development and preliminary evaluation of a training workshop for the collection of patient-reported outcome (PRO) interview data by research support staff.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 28(1):33-7 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-012-0427-z. [PMID] 23090591.
2012
A practitioner’s guide to interpersonal communication theory: an overview and exploration of selected theories.
Patient education and counseling. 87(3):261-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2011.10.006. [PMID] 22112396.
2012
Assessment of pediatric residents’ communication and interpersonal skills during family-centered rounds.
Hospital pediatrics. 2(2):85-92 [DOI] 10.1542/hpeds.2011-0031. [PMID] 24510954.
2012
Communication skills training for oncology professionals.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 30(11):1242-7 [DOI] 10.1200/JCO.2011.39.6184. [PMID] 22412145.
2012
Exposure to and intention to discuss cancer-related internet information among patients with breast cancer.
Journal of oncology practice. 8(1):40-5 [DOI] 10.1200/JOP.2011.000271. [PMID] 22548010.
2012
Patient preferences for shared decisions: a systematic review.
Patient education and counseling. 86(1):9-18 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2011.02.004. [PMID] 21474265.
2012
Sources of uncertainty about daughters’ breast cancer risk that emerge during genetic counseling consultations.
Journal of genetic counseling. 21(2):292-304 [DOI] 10.1007/s10897-011-9400-y. [PMID] 21833819.
2012
Teaching patients how to talk with biomedical providers about their complementary and alternative medicine use.
Patient education and counseling. 89(3):405-10 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2012.03.009. [PMID] 22503146.
2012
Testing the utility of a cancer clinical trial specific Question Prompt List (QPL-CT) during oncology consultations.
Patient education and counseling. 88(2):311-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2012.02.009. [PMID] 22390854.
2012
Toward a greater understanding of breast cancer patients’ decisions to discuss cancer-related internet information with their doctors: an exploratory study.
Patient education and counseling. 89(1):109-15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2012.05.008. [PMID] 22722063.
2012
What women with breast cancer discuss with clinicians about risk for their adolescent daughters.
Journal of psychosocial oncology. 30(4):484-502 [DOI] 10.1080/07347332.2012.684855. [PMID] 22747109.
2011
Case studies in public-sector leadership: using a psychiatry e-list to develop a model for discussing a schizophrenia diagnosis.
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.). 62(3):244-6 [DOI] 10.1176/ps.62.3.pss6203_0244. [PMID] 21363894.
2011
Developing and implementing an advanced communication training program in oncology at a comprehensive cancer center.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 26(4):604-11 [DOI] 10.1007/s13187-011-0226-y. [PMID] 21541813.
2011
Evaluation of a pilot communication skills training intervention for minority cancer patients.
Journal of psychosocial oncology. 29(4):347-58 [PMID] 21966720.
2011
Responding to patient anger: development and evaluation of an oncology communication skills training module.
Palliative & supportive care. 9(4):359-65 [DOI] 10.1017/S147895151100037X. [PMID] 22104411.
2011
Seeking informed consent to Phase I cancer clinical trials: identifying oncologists’ communication strategies.
Psycho-oncology. 20(4):361-8 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.1748. [PMID] 20878842.
2011
The Nonverbal Accommodation Analysis System (NAAS): initial application and evaluation.
Patient education and counseling. 85(1):33-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2010.07.043. [PMID] 20851559.
2011
Using the Extended Health Belief Model to understand siblings’ perceptions of risk for hereditary hemochromatosis.
Patient education and counseling. 82(1):36-41 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2010.03.009. [PMID] 20399591.
2010
Averting adverse events in communication skills training: a case series.
Patient education and counseling. 81(1):126-30 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2009.12.009. [PMID] 20074890.
2010
Discussing prognosis in an oncology setting: initial evaluation of a communication skills training module.
Psycho-oncology. 19(4):408-14 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.1580. [PMID] 19441006.
2010
Doctor-patient communication about cancer-related internet information.
Journal of psychosocial oncology. 28(2):127-42 [DOI] 10.1080/07347330903570495. [PMID] 20391071.
2010
Interviewing patients using interpreters in an oncology setting: initial evaluation of a communication skills module.
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology. 21(1):27-32 [DOI] 10.1093/annonc/mdp289. [PMID] 19622593.
2010
The implementation and assessment of a comprehensive communication skills training curriculum for oncologists.
Psycho-oncology. 19(6):583-93 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.1585. [PMID] 19484714.
2009
Assessing facilitator competence in a comprehensive communication skills training programme.
Medical education. 43(4):342-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03302.x. [PMID] 19335576.
2009
Cancer patients’ decisions about discussing Internet information with their doctors.
Psycho-oncology. 18(11):1139-46 [DOI] 10.1002/pon.1511. [PMID] 19137507.
2009
Conducting family meetings in palliative care: themes, techniques, and preliminary evaluation of a communication skills module.
Palliative & supportive care. 7(2):171-9 [DOI] 10.1017/S1478951509000224. [PMID] 19538799.
2009
Identifying and responding to depression in adult cancer patients: evaluating the efficacy of a pilot communication skills training program for oncology nurses.
Cancer nursing. 32(3):E1-7 [DOI] 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31819b5a76. [PMID] 19295421.
2009
Impact of communication training on physician expression of empathy in patient encounters.
Patient education and counseling. 75(1):3-10 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2008.09.007. [PMID] 19081704.
2009
What indicates competency in systems based practice? An analysis of perspective consistency among healthcare team members.
Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice. 14(2):187-203 [DOI] 10.1007/s10459-008-9106-6. [PMID] 18306050.
2008
Communication skills training: describing a new conceptual model.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 83(1):37-44 [PMID] 18162748.
2008
Models of health and models of interaction in the practitioner-client relationship in acupuncture.
Health communication. 23(6):506-15 [DOI] 10.1080/10410230802460234. [PMID] 19089698.
2008
Nurse and patient communication profiles in a home-based telehealth intervention for heart failure management.
Patient education and counseling. 71(2):285-92 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2008.01.006. [PMID] 18337049.
2008
Patients’ reasons for refraining from discussing internet health information with their healthcare providers.
Health communication. 23(6):538-47 [DOI] 10.1080/10410230802460580. [PMID] 19089701.
2008
Structured patient-clinician communication using DIALOG improves patient quality of life.
Evidence-based mental health. 11(3) [DOI] 10.1136/ebmh.11.3.89. [PMID] 18669691.
2008
Training faculty to facilitate communication skills training: development and evaluation of a workshop.
Patient education and counseling. 70(3):430-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pec.2007.11.024. [PMID] 18201858.
2007
Exploration of the construct of reliance among patients who talk with their providers about internet information.
Journal of health communication. 12(1):17-28 [PMID] 17365346.
2007
Health communication instruction: toward identifying common learning goals, course content, and pedagogical strategies to guide curricular development.
Health communication. 21(2):133-41 [PMID] 17523859.
2007
Provider-patient dialogue about Internet health information: an exploration of strategies to improve the provider-patient relationship.
Patient education and counseling. 66(3):346-52 [PMID] 17329062.
2006
Medical Student Attitudes Toward Communication Skills Training and Knowledge of Appropriate Provider-Patient Communication: A Comparison of First-Year and Fourth-Year Medical Students.
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2005
Accuracy of parents’ perceptions of their college student children’s health and health risk behaviors.
Journal of American college health : J of ACH. 54(1):31-7 [PMID] 16050326.
2005
Examining empathy in medical encounters: an observational study using the empathic communication coding system.
Health communication. 18(2):123-40 [PMID] 16083407.
2005
Mothers’ involvement in decision making during the birthing process: a quantitative analysis of women’s online birth stories.
Health communication. 18(1):23-39 [PMID] 15918789.
2002
Empathic communication and gender in the physician-patient encounter.
Patient education and counseling. 48(3):207-16 [PMID] 12477605.
1993
Early mobilization of operated on ankle fractures. Prospective, controlled study of 40 bimalleolar cases.
Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica. 64(1):95-9 [PMID] 8451961.
1989
Kinematics of the ankle/foot complex–Part 2: Pronation and supination.
Foot & ankle. 9(5):248-53 [PMID] 2731838.
1989
Kinematics of the ankle/foot complex–Part 3: Influence of leg rotation.
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Grants

May 2022 ACTIVE
Understanding CLL Caregivers Experiences and Support Needs
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOC
May 2022 ACTIVE
Improving Family and Healthcare Communication for Caregivers of Spouses with Blood Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOC
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Dignity Therapy for Older Cancer Patients: Identifying Mechanisms and Moderators
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Understanding Older Adults Cancer Experiences, Support Needs, and Communication
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOC
Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Enhancing Communication Skills of Primary Care Providers to Improve Patient Access to Clinical Trials and Quality Cancer Care.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOC
Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Adequate selection of patients for thyroid biopsy: evaluation of a shared decision making conversation aid
Role: Other
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
May 2020 ACTIVE
Communication of Dementia Diagnoses: Investigating Patient, Family, and Physician Experiences and Developing Best Practices
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH ED ETHEL MOORE ALZHEIMER
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Text and Talk: A multi-level intervention to increase provider HPV vaccine recommendation effectiveness
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Improving Family and Healthcare Communication for Caregivers of Parents with Blood Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOC
Aug 2018 – Jun 2020
College of Journalism and Communications Faculty Seed Award
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF FOUNDATION
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Apr 2017 – Jun 2021
OoR CTSI Institutional Matching Support
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS
Apr 2015 – Jun 2021
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS
Feb 2015 ACTIVE
UF Health Cancer Center Pilot Project Grants funded through the Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL

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