Benjamin R Bates

Summary

Affiliation: Ohio University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Senator Bill Frist and the medical jeremiad
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, 45701, USA
    J Med Humanit 26:259-72. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of source credibility on consumers' perceptions of the quality of health information on the Internet
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Ohio, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:45-52. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Care of the self and patient participation in genetic discourse: a Foucauldian reading of the surgeon general's "my family health portrait" program
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Lasher Hall, Athens, 45701, USA
    J Genet Couns 14:423-34. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of improved readability scores on consumers' perceptions of the quality of health information on the internet
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies at Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:15-20. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Public culture and public understanding of genetics: a focus group study
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Public Underst Sci 14:47-65. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating direct-to-consumer marketing of race-based pharmacogenomics: a focus group study of public understandings of applied genomic medication
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45710, USA
    J Health Commun 9:541-59. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Warranted concerns, warranted outlooks: a focus group study of public understandings of genetic research
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:331-44. 2005
  8. pmc The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis and public perceptions of biomedical research: a focus group study
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45710, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1051-64. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Care of the self and American physicians' place in the "war on terror": a Foucauldian reading of senator Bill Frist, MD
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Med Philos 31:385-400. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudinal barriers to delivery of race-targeted pharmacogenomics among informed lay persons
    Celeste Condit
    Department of Speech Communications, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Genet Med 5:385-92. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Senator Bill Frist and the medical jeremiad
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, 45701, USA
    J Med Humanit 26:259-72. 2005
    ..Although Frist's arguments are built on an apparently democratic form of address, his jeremiad illustrates aristocratic possibilities in medico-political rhetoric...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of source credibility on consumers' perceptions of the quality of health information on the Internet
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Ohio, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:45-52. 2006
    ..Conclusions. The authors offer suggestions for national organizations to promote credibility to consumers as a heuristic for choosing better online health information through the use of media co-channels to emphasize credibility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Care of the self and patient participation in genetic discourse: a Foucauldian reading of the surgeon general's "my family health portrait" program
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Lasher Hall, Athens, 45701, USA
    J Genet Couns 14:423-34. 2005
    ..This alternative mode of analyzing the power of genetics discourse has implications for our collective understanding of the operations of the care of the self and the uses of genetic information that we propose...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of improved readability scores on consumers' perceptions of the quality of health information on the internet
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies at Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:15-20. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Public culture and public understanding of genetics: a focus group study
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Public Underst Sci 14:47-65. 2005
    ..On the basis of these findings, the study suggests that researchers should include a greater variety of texts about genetics in their research and attend more fully to audience processing in addition to content analyses of these texts...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluating direct-to-consumer marketing of race-based pharmacogenomics: a focus group study of public understandings of applied genomic medication
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45710, USA
    J Health Commun 9:541-59. 2004
    ..Our study concludes that both advocates and opponents of direct-to-consumer advertisements should recognize that potential consumers of pharmacogenomics act as critical consumers of health advertising discourse...
  7. ncbi request reprint Warranted concerns, warranted outlooks: a focus group study of public understandings of genetic research
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:331-44. 2005
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of the importance of public participation in debates over genetic research and the ways that researchers and policymakers could adapt to public concerns about genetics...
  8. pmc The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis and public perceptions of biomedical research: a focus group study
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Lasher Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45710, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1051-64. 2004
    ..We discuss how a better understanding of African Americans' use of TSUS can enhance research participation and allay concerns about "another Tuskegee."..
  9. ncbi request reprint Care of the self and American physicians' place in the "war on terror": a Foucauldian reading of senator Bill Frist, MD
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Med Philos 31:385-400. 2006
    ..quot; This alternative mode of analyzing medical power has implications for our collective understanding of its operations and the means by which we propose alternative enactments of medical power...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudinal barriers to delivery of race-targeted pharmacogenomics among informed lay persons
    Celeste Condit
    Department of Speech Communications, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Genet Med 5:385-92. 2003
    ..To ascertain attitudes of prospective patients relevant to the delivery of race-based pharmacogenomics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lay understandings of race: cultural and genetic definitions
    Tasha N Dubriwny
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Community Genet 7:185-95. 2004
    ..To examine lay understandings of race...
  12. ncbi request reprint What does "a gene for heart disease" mean? A focus group study of public understandings of genetic risk factors
    Benjamin R Bates
    Department of Speech Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 119:156-61. 2003
    ..Genetic fatalism in patient populations may be confined to a sizable minority. Important considerations for provider intervention and patient education are indicated...
  13. doi request reprint Narrative constructions of health care issues and policies: the case of President Clinton's apology-by-proxy for the Tuskegee syphilis experiment
    Heather J Carmack
    Department of Communication, Missouri State University, 90 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897, USA
    J Med Humanit 29:89-109. 2008
    ..We conclude by noting the limitations of rhetoric when equal prominence is not given to policy proposals in national apologies...
  14. ncbi request reprint The DO difference: an analysis of causal relationships affecting the degree-change debate
    Benjamin R Bates
    School of Communication Studies at Ohio University in Athens, OH 45701 2819, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 109:359-69. 2009
    ..Public recognition of the degree has been disappointingly low, however, leading some members of the profession to argue for a change in the degree's name and formal designation...