Researcher Profile

Marsha Rosenthal, MD, PhD

Visiting Assistant Research Professor of Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

IHHCPAR
112 Paterson Street, Room 426
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (848) 932-4664
Email: mrosenthal@ifh.rutgers.edu

Research Program Alignment

  • Non-Programmatically Aligned

Membership Type: Associate


Research Interests

  • Current interests in cancer research are focused on two new projects in survivorship, including 1) how elderly cancer survivors' health beliefs and cancer worry affect their behaviors in managing other chronic illnesses, and how these can be affected by interactions with nursing staff
  • And 2) how effective physician-nurse communications can improve care for cancer survivors in long term care. Related research interests focus on patient/provider trust and health literacy among underserved populations.

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