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Kate Lorig

Academic Appointments

  • Professor (Research) of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology), Emerita

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Contact Information

  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 723-7935
    Alternate Contact
    Kate Lorig Professor/Director Patient Education Research Ct. Tel Work 650-723-7935


Academic Appointments

Professional Education

DrPH: UC Berkeley Public Health, Health Education (1980)
MS: UC San Francisco, Nursing (1968)
BS: Boston University, Nursing (1964)

Community and International Work

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Outcomes (behavior, health status, health care utilization) of community based chronic disease patient education in English and Spanish.
Ongoing studies include small group diabetes self-management for Spanish speakers. Internet self-management for chronic disease, arthritis, and diabetes (3 separtate projects). Low cost mailed arthritis programs for Spanish Speakers and evaluation of an Internet based chronic disease self management program for the National Health Service (Expert Patient Program) in the UK.






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