Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D, Linguistics, Brown University, 1984
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Research Interests: Health Literacy, Public Understanding of Science, Ethnographic Research, Informatics
Sealy, Y., Zarcadoolas, C., Dresser, M., Wedemeyer, L., Mosquera, MC., Nonas, C., Silver, L. (2012) “Using Public Health Detailing and a Family Centered Ecological Approach to promote Patient-Provider-Parent action to Reduce Childhood Obesity.” Childhood Obesity. April 2012, Vol. 8, No.2 p. 132-146.
Zarcadoolas, C., Sealy, Y., Levy, J., Dresser, M., Ponieman, D., Shui,MY., Littman, L., Larson, K. (2011) “Health Literacy at Work in Adult Obesity and overweight: Notes from developing the NYCDOH Adult Obesity and overweight Detailing Tool Kit.”
Zarcadoolas C. (December 12, 2010) The simplicity complex: exploring simplified health messages in a complex world. Health Promotion International.
Littman LL, Zarcadoolas C, Jacobs AR (2009) “Introducing abortion patients to a culture of support: a pilot study”. Archives of Women's Mental Health. 12(6): 419-31.
Zarcadoolas, C., & Pleasant, A. 2008. “Health Literacy in the Digital World” in Parker, JC & Thorson, E. (Ed). Healthcare Communication in the New Media Landscape. 303-322. New York, NY: Springer.
Zarcadoolas, C., J. Boyer, A. Krishnaswami, & A. Rothenberg. (2007). “How usable are current GIS maps: communicating emergency preparedness to vulnerable populations?” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. http://www.bepress.com/jhsem/vol4/iss3/16/
Zarcadoolas, C., Pleasant, A., & D. Greer. (2005). Understanding health literacy: An expanded model. Health Promotion International. 20:195-203.
B.A., English & Theology, Barrington College, 1970
M.A., English, SUNY Stony Brook, 1974
Ph.D, Linguistics, Brown University, 1984