Kristen Pecanac, PhD, RN
4167 Signe Skott Cooper Hall
Dr. Pecanac’s research explores interactions among health care providers, patients and family members when making decisions related to treatment. Her intent is to identify communicative practices that promote patient and family participation in decision-making and incorporate these practices into an intervention. The ultimate goal of this research is to facilitate engagement in productive conversations that will lead to reduced stress and suffering for patients and their family members.