Lance Rintamaki

PhD

Lance Rintamaki.

Lance Rintamaki

PhD

Lance Rintamaki

PhD

Research Topics

Health communication

Contact Information

313 Baldy Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260-1020

Phone: (716) 645-1158

rlance@buffalo.edu

Dr. Lance Rintamaki's research focuses on the intersection of communication theory and health behavior outcomes. Rintamaki has a background in (a) communication and risky behaviors, with an emphasis on stigma management as antecedent to health behavior outcomes, and (b) stress and coping in chronic illness, with an emphasis on the forms, functions, provision, and effects of social support among both patients and care providers. More recently, he has been working heavily in the arena of sexual communication, covering science on biological, socio-cultural, and mediated variables that affect sexual attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. This work includes the dynamics of social attraction and communication between sexual partners, such as shared decision-making, sexual negotiation, and deception.

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