Co-Director, Center for Medicine and the Media Professor of Medicine and of Community and Family Medicine
Expert on enhancing the quality of medical communication to the public, patients, physicians and policymakers.
His work (in collaboration with Dr. Lisa Schwartz) has 2 main approaches: improving the quality of messages presenting health information to people, and preparing audiences to make sense of the messages they receive.
Developed Drug Facts a one-page, standardized table which helps communicate the benefits and harms of prescription drugs to patients to help them make informed decisions about drugs
Author, with Lisa Schwartz and H. Gilbert Welch, of "Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics."
MS from Dartmouth Medical School
MD from Boston University School of Medicine
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