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Judith Ockene, PhD, MEd, MA

Research Focus - Cancer Related Behaviors of Tobacco Use, Alcohol, Eating Patterns and Low Physical Activity and Strategies for Clinicians to Use to Help People Modify Them

  • Medical student and physician training for counseling patients for behavior change
  • Development of measurement tools to assess quantity and quality of physician delivered and student delivered interventions to help patients modify behaviors
  • Weight management counseling for clinician intervention
  • Development of national clinical practice guidelines for behavior change

Representative Publication

Ockene JK, Hayes RB, Churchill LC, et al. Teaching medical students to help patients quit smoking: outcomes of a 10-school randomized controlled trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31(2):172-181.

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