April Carcone


Faculty Profile

Associate Professor - Research

Administrative Title

Associate Professor, Full-time

Office Address

6135 Woodward
Integrated Biosciences Building (iBio)

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Dr. Carcone is a member of the Behavioral Sciences Division of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences. Dr. Carcone is a social worker by training with over 17 year experience in behavioral health research. Her research has three main foci. First is the study of patient-provider communication in clinical contexts with a specific emphasis on examining the mechanisms of effect in Motivational Interviewing. Second is the development and testing of behavioral interventions to improve health outcomes with an emphasis on pediatric and emerging adults with chronic illnesses, including obesity, type 1 diabetes, asthma, and HIV. And, finally, the use of implementation science to study the translation of efficacious interventions from academia to the real world.

Please see Dr. Carcone's CV.

Links of Interest

The IDEA Project

Research Description

Behavioral science and the science of behavior change, patient-provider communication, children, adolescents and young adults, Motivational Interviewing, chronic illness


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