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Lance Rintamaki

Department of Communication, Associate Professor

Research Focus: Health communication

Contact Information

313 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-1158

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Recent Publications

(* signifies co-authorship with student)

*Akey, J., Chiu, I., Shin, L., Kane, T., & Rintamaki, L. S. (in press). Optimizing social support efforts from friends and family of people coping with eating disorders. In M Eaves (Ed.), Applications in Health Communication: Emerging trends. New York: Kendall/Hunt. 

*Akey, J., Rintamaki, L. S., Chiu, I., Lin, J., & Kane, T. (in press). Message features affecting perceived quality of peer support among people recovering from eating disorders. Journal of Health Communication. (2010 ISI Impact Factor: 1.5)

*Karras, E., Rintamaki, L. S., & Quagliata, A. (in press). Health information avoidance by Deaf people within and across health contexts. Health Communication (2010 ISI Impact Factor: 1.314).

*Kosenko, K., Rintamaki, L., & Manness, K. (In press). Patient-centered communication: The experiences of transgender adults. In L. Spencer & J. Capuzza (Eds.), Transgender communication studies: Histories, trends, and trajectories. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

*Rintamaki, L. S., Karras, E., & Peek, D. M. (in press). Problematic physician-patient interactions reported by Deaf patients. Volta Review. (2010 ISI Impact Factor: 1.39)

*Karras, E., Peek, D. M., & Rintamaki, L. S., (2015). Hearing doctor, Deaf pateint: A matter of time, pressure, and pain. In M. Brann (Ed.), Contemporary Issues in Health Communication: Theoretical and Practical Case Studies, second edition (pp. 113-128). New York: Kendall/Hunt. 

*McCracken, B., Rintamaki, L. S., & Peek, D. M. (2015). Breaking bad news: The challenges and significance of the most delicate provider-patient communication. In M. Brann (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Health Communication: Theoretical and Practical Case Studies, 2 edition (pp. 35-46). New York: Kendall/Hunt. 

*Akey, J., Rintamaki, L. S., & Kane, T. (2014). Optimal social supportive practices for healthcare professionals who treat patients managing eating disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 145, 246-252. (2010 ISI Impact Factor: 1.682)

*Khalil, G., & Rintamaki, L. S. (2014). A televised entertainment-education drama to promote positive discussion of organ donation. Health Education Research, 29, 284-296.

Rintamaki, L. S., & Yang, J. Z. (2014). Advancing the Extended Parallel Process Model: The added value of response cost measures. Journal of Health Communication, 19, 759-774. (2010 ISI Impact Factor: 1.5)

*Akey, J., Rintamaki, L. S., & Kane, T. (2013). Application of the Health Belief Model to deterrents of social support seeking among people coping with eating disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 145, 246-252. (2010 ISI impact Factor: 3.74)