Steven Woloshin, MD, MS

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

Steven Woloshin, MD, MS

Email

Phone

(603) 653-0846

Education

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

Primary Contact

Julie Doherty
(603) 653-0815
Julie.R.Doherty@Dartmouth.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Steve Woloshin CV

Affiliations

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

Published Research


In the Media

How Well Does A Drug Work? Look Beyond The Fine Print NPR, July 25, 2014 »

Men’s Health Weak? The Cochrane Collaboration, June 9, 2014 »

Turns Out, Shame and Fear Don’t Fight Cancer Marketplace, May 21, 2014 »

With Special Clinics, Hospitals Vie for Hesitant Patients: Men The New York Times, May 28, 2014 »

Doctors’ Free Samples Have a Hidden Cost NBC News, April 16, 2014 »

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

Pay and Practice: Cut Pharma Access to Docs? MedPage Today, December 19, 2013 »

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 »

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