Andrew L. Sussman

University of New Mexico, USA


Andrew L. Sussman is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico. He received his Ph.D. degree in cultural anthropology and an MCRP in community and regional planning from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Dr. Sussman conducts much of his research with RIOS Net, a primary care practice-based research network based in the department, for which he serves as the Associate Director. His research interests include primary health care service delivery and patient-provider counseling dynamics among health disparity populations in New Mexico. This research has varied topically and has centered on preventive counseling for diabetes, communication about traditional medicine, barriers to colorectal cancer screening, and integration of the HPV vaccine in primary care. Dr. Sussman's research has been funded through the NIH (NCI, NCMHD) and within the University of New Mexico (RWJ Foundation Center for Health Policy, Clinical Translational). He has expertise in qualitative research methods, formative assessment, and process evaluation. Dr. Sussman also teaches Qualitative Research Methods in the Masters of Science in Clinical Research Program.

Biography Updated on 9 August 2012

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