Dean, College of Public Health, Temple University
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Science
Research Interests: Health Communication, social and behavioral health
Laura A. Siminoff, Ph.D., joined Temple University in March, 2014 following her tenure as professor and founding chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Health in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine, where she also served as associate director of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Massey Cancer Center.
As a nationally recognized public health social scientist, Dr. Siminoff’s research focuses on cancer treatment decision-making, informed consent, health communication, health disparities, bioethics, and issues of organ and tissue donation. She is a leader in multimethod research, applying empirical social science methods to bioethics-related issues.