Louis Penner

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A social psychological approach to improving the outcomes of racially discordant medical interactions
    Louis A Penner
    Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 485201, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1143-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Prosocial behavior: multilevel perspectives
    Louis A Penner
    Karmanos Cancer Institute Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 40202, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:365-92. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Discussing bad news in the outpatient oncology clinic: rethinking current communication guidelines
    Susan Eggly
    Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:716-9. 2006
  4. pmc Influence of clinical communication on patients' decision making on participation in clinical trials
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2666-73. 2008
  5. pmc Variation in question asking during cancer clinical interactions: a potential source of disparities in access to information
    Susan Eggly
    Wayne State University Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MA 48201, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:63-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Parent communication and child pain and distress during painful pediatric cancer treatments
    Rebecca J W Cline
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, and Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:883-98. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Information seeking during "bad news" oncology interactions: Question asking by patients and their companions
    Susan Eggly
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2974-85. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A portable, unobtrusive device for videorecording clinical interactions
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Barbara A Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:165-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding patient decisions about clinical trials and the associated communication process: a preliminary report
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:210-4. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Studying the process of clinical communication: issues of context, concepts, and research directions
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Karmanos Cancer Institute and Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Health Commun 14:47-56. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc A social psychological approach to improving the outcomes of racially discordant medical interactions
    Louis A Penner
    Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 485201, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1143-9. 2013
    ..Medical interactions between Black patients and non-Black physicians are less positive and productive than racially concordant ones and contribute to racial disparities in the quality of health care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prosocial behavior: multilevel perspectives
    Louis A Penner
    Karmanos Cancer Institute Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 40202, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:365-92. 2005
    ..Finally, we consider ways in which theory and research at these three levels of analysis might be combined in future intra- and interdisciplinary research on prosocial behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Discussing bad news in the outpatient oncology clinic: rethinking current communication guidelines
    Susan Eggly
    Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:716-9. 2006
  4. pmc Influence of clinical communication on patients' decision making on participation in clinical trials
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2666-73. 2008
    ..To investigate how communication among physicians, patients, and family/companions influences patients' decision making about participation in clinical trials...
  5. pmc Variation in question asking during cancer clinical interactions: a potential source of disparities in access to information
    Susan Eggly
    Wayne State University Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MA 48201, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:63-8. 2011
    ..to investigate whether patient demographic characteristics and patients' companions influence variation in patient question asking during cancer clinical interactions, thus representing a potential disparity in access to information...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parent communication and child pain and distress during painful pediatric cancer treatments
    Rebecca J W Cline
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, and Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:883-98. 2006
    ..This typology provides a theoretical approach to understanding previous research and offers a framework for the continuing investigation of the influence of parents' communication during potentially painful pediatric oncology procedures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Information seeking during "bad news" oncology interactions: Question asking by patients and their companions
    Susan Eggly
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2974-85. 2006
    ..Future research and physician training in communication would benefit from expanding the focus beyond the patient-physician dyad to the roles and influence of multiple participants in medical interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint A portable, unobtrusive device for videorecording clinical interactions
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Communication and Behavioral Oncology Program, Barbara A Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:165-9. 2005
    ..Data are presented to demonstrate that the system is unobtrusive during the interaction, yet fully compatible with institutional review board guidelines to protect human participants' privacy and freedom to control the recording process...
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding patient decisions about clinical trials and the associated communication process: a preliminary report
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:210-4. 2003
    ..Relatively little is known about why patients enroll in such trials. This affects the training and education programs designed to increase such participation...
  10. doi request reprint Studying the process of clinical communication: issues of context, concepts, and research directions
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Karmanos Cancer Institute and Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Health Commun 14:47-56. 2009
    ..Two examples from our empirical research program are described...
  11. pmc Knowledge of breast density and awareness of related breast cancer risk
    Mark A Manning
    Department of Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4100 John R MM03CB, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:270-4. 2013
    ..The results highlight the need to disseminate information regarding breast density to women, while ensuring that the information is equally accessible to both Black and White women...
  12. pmc Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction
    Heather Orom
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the roles of dispositional optimism and self-efficacy in PCa treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Communication and consumer decision making about cancer clinical trials
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Medical Interaction Research Group, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology MDC 44, College of Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:39-42. 2003
    ..We explore the question from the perspectives of the medical provider, the patient, and the accompanying family member, in order to better frame the complex interactional dynamics occurring during the interaction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of brachytherapy on regional, racial, marital status, and age-related patterns of definitive treatment for clinically localized prostate carcinoma
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Psychiatry, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cancer 104:1372-80. 2005
    ..Therefore, the authors evaluated the impact of permanent prostate brachytherapy on the relative rates of the use of specific prostate carcinoma treatment modalities over time...

Research Grants3

  1. Using Doctor-Patient Teams to Reduce Health Disparities
    Louis Penner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If successful, the study should provide an exportable means of improving communication between physicians and minority group patients and reducing disparities in health care. ..
  2. Resources, Parent-Child Communication and Adjustment to Pediatric Cancer
    Louis Penner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study will provide the basis for interventions ameliorating some of the major negative psychosocial effects of pediatric cancer. ..
  3. Resources, Parent-Child Communication and Adjustment to Pediatric Cancer
    Louis A Penner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will provide the basis for interventions ameliorating some of the major negative psychosocial effects of pediatric cancer. ..