Chandra Y. Osborn, Ph.D. 2006

B.A., 2001, Psychology and Sociology, California State University

M.A., 2004, Social Psychology, University of Connecticut

Ph.D., 2006, Social Psychology, University of Connecticut

M.P.H., 2008, Public Health, Northwestern University

First Position: Statistical & Research Assistant, Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Current Position: Vice President of Health and Behavioral Informatics, One Drop, New York, NY

Research Interests: Health knowledge, health behavior, diabetes
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Representative Publications:

Fisher JD, Cornman DH, Osborn CY, Amico KR, Fisher WA, Friedland GH. Clinician-initiated HIV risk reduction intervention for HIV-positive persons: Formative research, acceptability, and fidelity of the Options project. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. 2004; 37: S78-S87. PMID: 15385903

**Osborn CY, Johnson BT, Fisher JD. After 9/11 at ground zero: The anxiety-buffering effects of worldview support on the first anniversary of 9/11. Basic and Applied Social Psychology. 2006; 28(4): 303-310.

**Osborn CY, Weiss BD, Davis TC, Skripkauskas S, Rodrigue C, Bass PF, Wolf MS. Measuring adult literacy in health care: Performance of the Newest Vital Sign. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2007; 31(Suppl 1): S36-46. PMID: 17931135

Persell S, Osborn CY, Richard R, Skripkauskas S, Wolf MS. Limited health literacy is a barrier to medication reconciliation in ambulatory care. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007; 22(11): 1523-1526. PMID: 17786521

Wolf MS, Davis TC, Osborn CY, Skripkauskas S, Bennett C L, Makoul GT. Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence. Patient Education and Counseling. 2007; 65(2): 253-260. PMID: 17118617

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; 22(10): 1410-1414. PMID: 17653808

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