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Joseph Anthony Diaz

Joseph Anthony Diaz

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department: Medicine

Phone: 401-729-3400

Email: Joseph_Diaz@Brown.EDU

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401-729-3400; Joseph_Diaz@brown.edu

Research Summary

Dr. Diaz' current research projects focus on colon cancer screening and screening disparities. He is in the process of developing a culturally and linguistically appropriate personalized video intervention to promote colon cancer screening among Spanish-speaking primary care patients. He is also developing a bilingual patient education tool to promote adherence to screening colonoscopy appointments and preparation.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Potential future projects for students include participation in the development and implementation of culturally and linguistically appropriate personalized video intervention to promote colon cancer screening. Development of tablet (i,e. iPad, Android) based patient education material.