Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Understanding provider-patient communication"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2014 - DURI
Research area(s):
communication, family studies, medical psychology, public health
Project Description:
This project examines multiple ways of examining provider-patient communication, including coding patient questions, describing metaphor use, and sharing stigmatized information.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will listen to recorded medical interactions to uncover and transcribe metaphor use, code patient questions, and transcribe medical interactions.
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
CITI training, prior experience in coding, prior experience in transcription
Estimated Weekly Hours:
6
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 2 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Venetis, Maria
Deptartment/College:
communication

Student Supervisor

Name:
Maria Venetis
Title:
Assistant Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Cleveland Shields
Deptartment/College:
Human Development and Family Studies