Carpenter D.M., Blalock S.J., DeVellis R.F. Conflicting medication information is associated with worse medication adherence. Poster presented at the Translational Science Meeting, Washington, D.C., April, 2012.
Carpenter D.M., Blalock S.J., DeVellis R.F., Elstad E.A. Medication information-seeking behaviors of arthritis patients and their partners. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. April, 2012.
Carpenter D.M., Blalock S.J., DeVellis R.F., Elstad E.A., Sterba K. Patient-partner teamwork congruence is associated with medication adherence. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. April, 2012.
Dr. Carpenter will be teaching DPOP 899 for the 2012-13 academic year. This year’s seminar will address a diverse array of topics including social media and health, scale development, and social support.
Carpenter D.M., Elstad E.A., Blalock S., & DeVellis R.F. Conflicting medication information: Prevalence, sources and relationship to medication adherence. Journal of Health Communication.
Carpenter D.M., Blalock S.J., DeVellis R.F. Do patients with a rare illness use pharmacists as sources of medication information? Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.
Dr. Carpenter, together with co-principal investigator, Dr. Betsy Sleath, have received a $50,000 pilot award from the UNC TraCS Institute to improve the inhaler technique of children with asthma. The study will test whether MEDUCATION, an innovative online tool that generates custom medication instructions, leads to improvements in inhaler technique in a group of 100 Latino children with asthma. The study will also document whether MEDUCATION is well-received by children and their caregivers.
To learn more about MEDUCATION, click here.
To learn more about the UNC TraCS Institute, click here.
During the month of May, Delesha will be a visiting scholar at the UCLA Center for Communication, Language, Interaction and Culture (CLIC). While there, Delesha will work on a project focused on identifying racial biases in provider-child-caregiver communication during medical visits.
To learn more about CLIC, visit the website below: