University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
                Research Center for Group Dynamics

 

Louis A. Penner

Adjunct Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, ISR;
Senior Scientist, Communication and Behavior Oncology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

Louis A. Penner
5263 ISR
426 Thompson Street
Phone: 734-647-3663

Primary research interest is in psychosocial variables as they affect reactions to life-threatening diseases and the quality of healthcare people receive. He is currently the PI on an NCI grant that focuses on situational and dispositional  influences on treatment-related stress among pediatric cancer patients and their families He is also a Co-PI on another NCI grant, in which he studies the impact of race-related attitudes on the quality of cancer treatment racial/ethnic minority patients receive.