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Dominick L. Frosch, Ph.D.

 RWJF Health & Society Scholar:


Area(s) of Expertise:
Medical Decision Making, Health Communication, Prescription Drug Advertising, Patient-Centered Health Care



Dominick L. Frosch, Ph.D. is Senior Scientist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute and Chief Care Delivery Evaluation Officer at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.  He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology with an emphasis on behavioral medicine from the San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program and completed a fellowship as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.


Dr. Frosch’s research has focused on advancing patient engagement and patient-centered care for almost 20 years. His methodological expertise includes intervention development, randomized efficacy and effectiveness trials, implementation science, measurement and qualitative methods.


Dr. Frosch’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Informed Medical Decisions Foundation. He has published over 100 articles, editorials and chapters in the scholarly literature and serves as Deputy Editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine

Journal Articles:
Click here for a list of Dominick Frosch's available publications in PubMed.

Click here for a list of Dominick Frosch's available publications in Google Scholar.