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date: 18 October 2019

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

  • Leslie R. Martin

    Dr. Martin is Professor of Public Health at Loma Linda University; she is also a research psychologist at the University of California, Riverside. She studies clinician-patient relationships; personality and psychosocial predictors of health outcomes; and adherence to medical regimens and has lectured widely on these topics. She has co-authored three books including: Health-Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare (Oxford University Press) and The Longevity Project (Hudson Street Press).

  • M. Robin DiMatteo

    Dr. DiMatteo is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and UCR Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of California, Riverside. She has published widely in the areas of medical communication and patient adherence, including several meta-analyses of adherence and its correlates. She has developed and validated training programs for providers and patients aimed at improving communication, adherence, and positive health outcomes and she has lectured widely on these topics. She has authored or co-authored several books including Oxford’s Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare.

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