MA, Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
PhD, Department of Communication, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
MA, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
BS, Department of Communication, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Patient-provider communication in complex contexts such as those where there are interpersonal and intercultural barriers or ethical conflicts between the patient and the provider. Ethics for long-term care and assisted living centers.
Health Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Communication in Groups and Teams, Interviewing, and Business and Professional Communication.
Other Professional Activities
Member, Ethics Advisory Committee, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Bradford, L. (2017). Ethics codes and guidelines. In M. Allen (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Bradford, L. (accepted for publication). Fraudulent and misleading data. In M. Allen (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Neuner, J., Fedders, M., Caravella, M., Bradford, L., Schapira, M. (2015). Meaningful use the patient portal: Patient enrollment, use and satisfaction with patient portals at a later-adopting center. American Journal of Medical Quality, 30(2), 105-113.
Christopher, S. A., Ahmad, N. Y., Bradford, L., Collins, J. L., Eskra, K., Kirschner, A. L., O’Tool, F. O. Roedl, S. J. & Farrell, M. H. (2012). A method to assess the organizing behaviors used in physicians’ counseling of standardized parents after newborn genetic screening. Communication & Medicine, 9(2), 101-111.
Bradford, L., Roedl, S. J., Christopher, S. A., & Farrell, M. H. (2012). Use of social support during communication about sickle cell carrier status. Patient Education and Counseling, 88, 203-208.