LDI Fellows explore theories of behavior change to develop evidence-based interventions to improve health and medical decision-making. Their work looks at how to shape individual choices and encourage healthier decisions, including around smoking cessation, medication adherence, and vaccination.
Karen Glanz’s research focuses on modifiable risk behaviors, early detection, social and health policy, and the use of new health communication technologies for disease prevention. She has also led research in the areas of nutrition and chronic disease prevention, skin cancer prevention, colorectal cancer screening, and tobacco control.
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