Steven Woloshin, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine and of Community & Family Medicine
Co-Director, Medicine in the Media Program

Steven Woloshin, MD, MS





  • MS.,  Dartmouth Medical School,  1996
  • MD.,  Boston University School of Medicine, 1987
  • BA.,  Boston University,  1987

Primary Contact

Julie Doherty

Curriculum Vitae

Steve Woloshin CV


Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Woloshin's research interest is in learning how to enhance the quality of medical communication to the public, patients, physicians and policymakers. His work (in collaboration with Dr. Lisa Schwartz) has 2 main approaches: improving the quality of messages presenting health information to people, and preparing audiences to make sense of the messages they receive. His main focus is on the communication of medical statistics and information about the benefits and harms of screening and prescription drugs.


Professional Achievements:

2013 - The electronic version, "Know Your Chances" co-authored with Lisa Schwartz, was selected to be included on the National Library of Medicine Bookshelf


In the Media

‘Low T’ and the Peril of Medicating Grumpy Old Men LA Times, February 16, 2014 »

The Big T Medicine Show The Economist, February 24, 2014 »

Is ‘Low T’ A Real Illness Or Just Pharma Windfall? Huffington Post, February 5, 2014 »

Weighing Testosterone’s Benefits and Risks New York Times, February 3, 2014 »

Selling Testosterone NPR, February 6, 2014 »

Drug Industry Favors Companies for Doctors’ Education Grants Bloomberg News, December 18, 2013 »

Big Questions About Testosterone Treatment For Men NPR, June 4, 2013 »

Health task force challenges conventions, faces condemnation USA Today, July 14, 2012 »

Think Inside The Box New York Times Op-Ed, July 5, 2011 »

TV not always a healthy channel for advice Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2012 »

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