Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH
Marla L. Clayman, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. She received both her MPH (1999) and her PhD (2003) from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty at Northwestern, she was a Cancer Prevention Fellow working in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland. Broadly, her interests lie in understanding how patients and healthcare providers do and don't communicate with one another - and then intervening to facilitate meaningful communication and decision making. Her specific research interests focus on patient activation and healthcare decision making across the cancer continuum. She has received funding from the American Cancer Society - Illinois Division and the National Cancer Institute.
Clayman ML, Wissow LS. Pediatric residents’ response to ambiguous words about child discipline and behavior. Patient Education and Counseling 2004;55:16-21.
Clayman ML, Roter D, Wissow LS, Bandeen-Roche K. Autonomy-related behaviors of patient companions and their effect on decision-making activity in geriatric primary care visits. Social Science and Medicine 2005;60:1583-1591.
Makoul G, Clayman ML. An integrative model of shared decision making. Patient Education and Counseling 2006;60:301-312.
Wolf MS, Davis TC, Shrank W, Rapp DN; BassPF, Connor UM, ClaymanML, Parker RM. To err is human: Patient misinterpretations of prescription drug label instructions. Patient Education and Counseling, 2007;67:293-30.
Khankari K, Eder M, Osborn CY, Makoul G, Clayman M, Skripkauskas S, Diamond-Shapiro L, Makundan D, Wolf MS. Improving colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved: a pilot study within a federally qualified health center. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2007 Oct;22(10):1410-4.
Arora NK, Hesse BW, Rimer BK, Viswanath K, Clayman ML, Croyle RT. Frustrated and confused: The American public rates its cancer-related information seeking experiences. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2008;23(3):223-8.
Clayman ML, Boberg EW, Makoul G. The use of patient and provider perspectives to develop a patient-oriented website for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 2008;72:429-435.
Webb J, Davis TC, Bernadella P, Clayman ML, Parker RM, Adler D, Wolf MS. Patient centered approach for improving drug warning labels. Patient Education and Counseling, 2008;72:443-449.
Makoul G, Clayman ML, Lynch EB, Thompson JA. Four concepts of health in America: results of national surveys. Journal of Health Communication, 2009;14;3-14.
Clayman ML, Webb J, Zick A, Cameron KA, Rintamaki L, Makoul G. Videoreview: an alternative to coding transcripts of focus groups. Communication Methods and Measures, 2009; 3(4): 216–222.
Haggstrom DA, Arora NK, Helft P, Clayman ML, Oakley-Girvan I. Follow-up care delivery among colorectal cancer survivors most often seen by primary and subspecialty care physicians. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24(Suppl 2):472–9.
Arora NK, Weaver KE, Clayman ML, Oakley-Girvan I, Potosky AL. Physicians’ Decision-making style and psychosocial outcomes among cancer survivors. Patient Education and Counseling, 2009; 77:404–412.
Clayman ML, Pandit AU, Bergeron AR, Cameron KA, Ross E, Wolf, MS. Ask, understand, remember: A brief measure of patient communication self-efficacy within clinical encounters. Journal of Health Communication, in press.
Wilson EAH, Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Clayman ML, Cameron KA, Vom Eigen K, Makoul G. Literacy, cognitive ability, and the retention of health-related information about colorectal cancer screening. Journal of Health Communication, in press.
Cameron KA, Ross EL, Clayman ML, Bergeron AR, Federman AD, Bailey, SC, Davis TC, Wolf, MS. Measuring Patients' Self-Efficacy in Understanding and Using Prescription Medication. Patient Education and Counseling, in press.
Clayman ML, Manganello J, Arora NK, Hesse B, Viswanath K. Providing health messages to Hispanics/Latinos: Understanding the importance of language, trust in health information sources, and media use. Journal of Health Communication, in press.
Wilson EAH, Park DC, Curtis L, Cameron KA, Clayman ML, Makoul G; Wolf MS. Media and Memory: The Efficacy of Video and Print Materials for Promoting Patient Education about Asthma. Patient Education and Counseling, in press.