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About Kathleen M. Mazor

Kathleen Mazor, EdD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and an Assistant Director of the Meyers Primary Care Institute. Trained in psychometrics, her current research interests include physician-patient communication, health literacy, disclosure of medical errors, and decision-making. She has led and collaborated on numerous studies investigating the impact of various strategies for communicating health-related information to patients and the public. A consistent theme in her research is to understanding the patient’s perspective on health and healthcare. Dr. Mazor has extensive experience in developing and validating instruments to measure knowledge, attitudes and beliefs in patients and providers. Dr. Mazor serves as the Co-Director of the CRN Cancer Communication Research Center. Dr. Mazor received her Doctorate in Education from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.


Present Co-Director, CRN Cancer Communication Research Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Present Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Medicine
Present Assistant Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Meyers Primary Care Institute
630 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel. 508-791-7392

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