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Dr. Michael Pagano

Associate Professor of Communication
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 224
p: x2897
Faculty Website


B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Current Research Interests

My current research interests include the:

  • Impact of setting on provider-patient and health organization communication
  • Conversion to electronic medical records and the diverse organizational changes in communication, roles, and norms it necessitates
  • Expansion of simulations in healthcare pedagogy and the resulting students' and faculties' perceptions of clinical and communication outcomes
  • Affect of pharmaceutical advertising and marketing on prescribing and provider-patient treatment decision-making 

Courses Taught

  1. CO 97: SpTop: Risk Communication
  2. CO 200: Interpersonal Comm Theories
  3. CO 220: Intro Organizational Comm
  4. CO 248: Health Communication
  5. CO 321: CommProcinOrgs:Negotiation
  6. CO 322: Leadership Communication
  7. CO 325: Org. Comm. & Advertising
  8. CO 341: End-of-Life Communication
  9. CO 343: Ethics & Marketing Communicatn
  10. CO 347: Comm in Hlthcare Organtization
  11. CO 348: Risk Communication
  12. CO 397: Independent Study
  13. CO 410: Persp&Theories Organ Comm
  14. CO 430: Written Comm in Organizations