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  • Professor, Communication
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Research Summary

Dr. Kaphingst is a health communication research who uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her current work focuses on the communication of genetic and genomic information to patients and the general public. Her team is particularly interested in how health literacy and numeracy impact cognitive, affective, and behavioral responses to this information among individuals from diverse communities.