The focus of Roberta Goldman's work is to apply issues of social context to community— and primary care-based studies and health behavior interventions. Her expertise is in multi-method qualitative research with immigrants and minority populations, low income, low literacy, and older adults in the areas of women's health and aging, physician-patient communication, medication safety, cancer, cardiovascular (CVD) prevention, other chronic disease, and health information technology. A recent focus of her research is evaluation of medical practice transformation for Patient-Centered Medical Homes.

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PhD, Sociocultural Anthropology, University of Florida, 1989

MA, Anthropology and Master's Certificate in Latin American Studies, UF, 1983

Cl. Prof. of Family Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Adj. Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, 2009-present

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Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Phone: +1 401 729 2924

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Collaborators at other institutions:
Steven Simon, MD, Harvard Medical School
Kate Lynn Lapane, PHD, University of Massachusetts
David Ahern, PHD, Harvard Medical School
Anne Hume, PharmD, University of RI College of Pharmacy
Brian Quilliam, PHD, University of RI College of Pharmacy
Jason Block, MD, Harvard Medical School
Elsie Taveras, MD, Harvard Medical School

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