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Rima E. Rudd, ScD

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health
Phone: (617) 432-1135
Fax: (617) 432-3123


rrudd@hsph.harvard.edu

Rima E. Rudd, ScD

Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Senior Lecturer, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health
  • Director of Educational Programs, Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

The Health and Adult Learning and Literacy (HALL) research projects focus on barriers and facilitating factors related to health communication and access to health promotion, disease prevention, and curative services programs among adults with limited literacy skills. The Literacy in Arthritis Management: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Novel Patient Education Intervention is being conducted with the RB Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center.

Publications

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  • Koch-Weser S, Dejong W, Rudd RE. Medical word use in clinical encounters. Health Expect 2009; 12:371-82. PubMed
  • Wolf MS, Wilson EA, Rapp DN, Waite KR, Bocchini MV, Davis TC, Rudd RE. Literacy and learning in health care. Pediatrics 2009; 124 Suppl 3:S275-81. PubMed
  • Apter AJ,Paasche-Orlow MK,Remillard JT,Bennett IM,Ben-Joseph EP,Batista RM,Hyde J,Rudd RE. Numeracy and communication with patients: they are counting on us. J Gen Intern Med 2008; 23:2117-24. PubMed
  • Gilman SE, Martin LT, Abrams DB, Kawachi I, Kubzansky L, Loucks EB, Rende R, Rudd R, Buka SL. Educational attainment and cigarette smoking: a causal association? Int J Epidemiol 2008; 37:615-24. PubMed
  • Fennell DA, Steele JP, Shamash J, Slater SE, Sheaff MT, Wells P, Rudd RM, Stebbing J. Phase II trial of irinotecan, cisplatin and mitomycin for relapsed small cell lung cancer. Int J Cancer 2007; 121:2575-7. PubMed
  • Rudd RE, Comings JP, Hyde JN. Leave no one behind: improving health and risk communication through attention to literacy. J Health Commun 2003; 8 Suppl 1:104-15. PubMed
  • Emmons KM, Koch-Weser S, Atwood K, Conboy L, Rudd R, Colditz G. A qualitative evaluation of the Harvard Cancer Risk Index. J Health Commun 2000; 4:181-93. PubMed
  • Goldberg J, Rudd RE, Dietz W. Using 3 data sources and methods to shape a nutrition campaign. J Am Diet Assoc 1999; 99:717-22; quiz 723-4, 776. PubMed
  • Rudd RE, Goldberg J, Dietz W. A five-stage model for sustaining a community campaign. J Health Commun 2000; 4:37-48. PubMed
  • Roter DL, Rudd RE, Comings J. Patient literacy. A barrier to quality of care. J Gen Intern Med 1998; 13:850-1. PubMed
  • Macario E, Emmons KM, Sorensen G, Hunt MK, Rudd RE. Factors influencing nutrition education for patients with low literacy skills. J Am Diet Assoc 1998; 98:559-64. PubMed
  • LaMontagne AD, Rudd RE, Mangione TW, Kelsey KT. Determinants of the provision of ethylene oxide medical surveillance in Massachusetts hospitals. J Occup Environ Med 1996; 38:155-68. PubMed
  • Rudd RE, Comings JP. Learner developed materials: an empowering product. Health Educ Q 1994; 21:313-27. PubMed
  • Rudd RE, Allender J, Mueller CW, Cole R, Auerbach M, Henry R, Seechuk K, Rhodes F, Connell D, Ager J. HIV-related training programs for health care professionals: findings from a collaborative assessment. AIDS Educ Prev 1994; 6:283-95. PubMed
  • Rudd RE, Walsh DC. Schools as healthful environments: prerequisite to comprehensive school health? Prev Med 1993; 22:499-506. PubMed
  • Walsh DC, Rudd RE, Moeykens BA, Moloney TW. Social marketing for public health. Health Aff (Millwood) 1993; 12:104-19. PubMed
  • Walsh DC, Rudd RE, Biener L, Mangione T. Researching and preventing alcohol problems at work: toward an integrative model. Am J Health Promot 1993; 7:289-95. PubMed
  • Roter DL, Rudd RE, Frantz SC, Comings JP. Community-produced materials for health education. Public Health Rep 1981; 96:169-72. PubMed
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