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Peter J. Veazie, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-5162

Office: (585) 273-5464

Fax: (585) 461-4532

Biography

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dr. Veazie's primary interests are the decision behavior of health care providers and patients, the consequent health outcomes, and the influence of social and organizational systems on such behavior and outcomes. He is specifically interested in the structuring and use of information by patients and providers, the impact of psychological disposition and states on health care decisions, the decision strategies of healthcare providers in the management of patients with chronic illnesses, the physician/patient interaction, and how physician decision processes can lead to medical errors.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Dr. Veazie is presently studying (1) physician use of racial information in diagnosis and treatment decisions, and (2) the effect on patient risk perceptions of various graphical representations of very low level risks.

Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dr. Veazie's primary interests are the decision behavior of health care providers and patients, the consequent health outcomes, and the influence of social and organizational systems on such behavior and outcomes. He is specifically interested in the structuring and use of information by patients and providers, the impact of psychological disposition and states on health care decisions, the decision strategies of healthcare providers in the management of patients with chronic illnesses, the physician/patient interaction, and how physician decision processes can lead to medical errors.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Dr. Veazie is presently studying (1) physician use of racial information in diagnosis and treatment decisions, and (2) the effect on patient risk perceptions of various graphical representations of very low level risks.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1987
BS | Univ of Washington
Civil Engineering

1996
MS | Univ Minnesota
Health Services Research

2003
PhD | Univ Minnesota
Health Services Research

Publications

Journal Articles

2015
Dolan,J; Cherkasky, O; Li, Q, Chin, N; Veazie, P. ""Should Health Numeracy Be Assessed Objectively or Subjectively?". Medical Decision Making. 2015; .

2015
Jones, CMC; Cushman, JT; Lerner, EB; Veazie, PJ; Seplaki, CL; Wasserman, B; Dozier, A; Shah, MN. ""A Decision Model of what Happens between the 911 call and the Hospital."". Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; .

2015
Veazie, P; Cai, S. ""Least Squared Simulated Errors: An Estimator for Structural Models with Unknown Regression Functions"". Sage Open. 2015; .

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