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Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH — Contributing Investigator

Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH, is Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She is an internationally recognized authority on the study of patient-doctor communication, and the originator of the “RIAS,” one of the most widely used instruments for studying interactions in primary care and other types of medical visits.  She has led or taken part in observational and intervention studies of medical communication in several countries around the world and in many clinical settings, including primary care.  She has additional expertise in health communication materials design, including the use of graphical techniques and materials for low-literacy populations.  She participates in the Research Methods Core study of age variation in common factors and plays an important advisory role in many other projects.

 

Contact Information:
Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH
Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
624 North Broadway Street, #750
Baltimore, MD  21205
Tel: 410 955 6498
Fax: 410 955 7241
E-mail: droter@jhsph.edu