Catherine E. DubeAdjunct Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
20+ years of experience in medical education. Teach an undergraduate summer course in Communication in Medicine. Currently engaged in smoking cessation research collaborating with Dr. Belinda Borrelli at the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine. Interests include clinical communication, prevention, medical education and addicitons.
Project Management and development of educational interventions in media including video collaborating with psychologists and other content experts. Educational program assessment and program evaluation.
Collaborating with Dr. Belinda Borrelli on smoking cessation studies aimed at parents of children with asthma and smokers with disabilities (mobility limitations). Part of a team of researchers developing a new DVD-based program for smokers with disabilities. Assisting in the translation of psychological theory to video-based treatment programs. Working with medical educators at Boston University School of Medicine to evaluate post-doctoral training. Enagaed in both quantitative and qualitative aspects of these research projects.
Charter Fellow American Academy for Communication in Healthcare
Masters in Arts Brown University, Ad Eundem, 2006
Borrelli, Belinda Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Adjunct Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
American Academy for Communication in Healthcare
PHP 1010 (Summer Term) -- Doctors and Patients, Clinical Communication in Medicine. Communication is central to medical practice and interpersonal relationships between patients and physicians can often be powerful curative agents. This course reviews theory and research on physician-patient communication. In addition to lectures, readings, and discussions, students will have opportunities to observe physicians in clinical settings. Related topics areas include communication sciences, health psychology, health education, and medical anthropology.
PHP 1010 - Doctors and Patients- Clinical Communication in Medicine. Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014.