Robert A. Logan Ph.D. is a member of the senior staff of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism.

Research Interests:
Health literacy, consumer health informatics evaluation, public understanding of science and medicine, theory and applications of Q methodology, and journalism ethics.strategic communication


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Dr. Logan was a professor, associate dean, and director of the Science Journalism Center at the Missouri School of Journalism until January 2003. He joined the National Library of Medicine (NLM) within the (U.S.) National Institutes of Health in February 2003.

Dr. Logan is the project officer for several NLM research contracts, directs the Association for Health Care Journalists-NLM Journalism Fellows program, and participates in the National Academy of Medicine’s Health Literacy Roundtable. He writes, narrates, and produces NLM’s weekly ‘To your health’ podcast.

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