Richard Gallagher, Ph.D.

Richard Gallagher, Ph.D.

Richard Gallagher, Ph.D.

Administrative Title

Professor Emeritus

Biography

Dr. Gallagher now serves as a Professor Emeritus after serving for many years as the DFMPHS's Director of Medical Education. His areas of expertise include: curriculum development, instructional skill development, learner assessment and program evaluation. He also has a long-time personal and professional interest in the areas of cancer education and cancer control.

Education Training

Education

  • Michigan State University, B.A.,1958
  • The Ohio State University, M.A., 1962
  • The Ohio State University, Ph.D, 1970
  • The Ohio State University, NDEA Fellow, 1961-62
  • The Ohio State University, NIH RMP Fellowship in Medical Education, 1967-68
  • Postgraduate Year, NIH/HLBI/DECA/CAPP,Prevention and Demonstration Research Branch,Bethesda,MD. 1987-1988.


Training and Experience

1968-72
Assistant Professor and Chief of the Evaluation Section
Division of Educational Services and Research
Wayne State University School of Medicine

1972-74
Assistant Director
Division of Educational Services and Research
Wayne State University School of Medicine

1974-75
Associate Professor and Acting Director
Division of Educational Services and Research
Wayne State University School of Medicine

1975-80
Associate Professor (Tenure) and Director
Division of Educational Services and Research
Wayne State University School of Medicine. 1980-86

Professor and Director
Division of Educational Services and Research
Wayne State University School of Medicine

1986 - Present
Professor and Director, Division of Medical Education
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences Wayne State University School of Medicine


1993 - Present
Adjunct Scientist, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer
Institute. Population Studies and Prevention Program

Honors and Awards

  • NDEA Fellow, The Ohio State University: 1961-1962
  • NIH-RMP Fellow in Medical Education The Ohio State University College of Medicine OSU Flesher Fellowship: 1961-1968
  • Commendation from the National Cancer Institute for Outstanding Contribution to Programs of The Division of Extramural Affair Affairs, 1995
  • Commendation from the WSU Academic Senate for Workperformed by the Senate Committee on Student Evaluation of Teaching.1995
  • President,Wayne State University Academic Senate. 1999-2001
  • Testimonial Resolution from the WSU Academic Senate for Exceptional Leadership as Senate President 2001
  • Fellow and Lifetime Member of the American Association for Cancer Education,2001
  • Honorary Co-Chairperson, European Association for Cancer Education 14 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Antwerp, Belgium. 2005, October
  • Wayne State University Medical School Teacher of the Year Award, 2005
  • Chairperson, National Cancer Institute Sub-committee G-Education,February,2006-June, 2007.
  • Margaret Hay Edwards Achievement Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Education. Awarded by the American Association for Cancer Education, San Diego, October 2006

 

 

Interests

  • Theoretical and Applied Evaluation
  • Program Evaluation
  • Application of Educational Theory
  • Cancer Education
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Tobacco Prevention Use

Publications

  • Hogan, M., Gallagher, R., Donnelly, M., and Hess, J.: Evaluation of the Undergraduate Medical School Curriculum. Published in the Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference on Research in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges, Miami Beach, Florida; 204-209, November 1972.
  • Gallagher, R. et al.: Prevention of Cancer: Considerations for Physician Training. Cancer Detection and Prevention, Volume 5, Number 1, 1982.
  • Scalzi, P., Gallagher, R.: Preparing Medical Students for Cancer Prevention Delivery: Evaluation of an Integrated Cancer Prevention Curriculum. Clinical Research, Volume 30, November 4, 1982.
  • Gallagher, R. et al.: Evaluating the Cancer Education Program: Examining a Range of Approaches. Journal of Cancer Education, Volume 1, Number 3; 141-151, 1986.
  • Gallagher, R.: Using Projected Images to Facilitate Learning. Journal of Cancer Education, Volume 2, Number 3; 141-144, 1987.
  • Gallagher, R., Bakemeier, R., Chamberlain, R., Kupchella, C., O'Donnell, J., et al.: Instructional Methods and the Use of Teaching Resources in Cancer Education Curricula, Cancer Education Survey II:Cancer Education in United States Medical Schools, Journal of Cancer Education, Volume 7, Number 2, 1992. 95-102,
  • Neale, A., Gallagher, R., and Velez, L. Estimating cancer screening indicators in the primary care setting. Evaluation & the Health Professions, Volume 18, Number 2, 1995. 187-201,
  • Gallagher, R, Berry, L and Schoener, E. Sociometric Assessment of Leadership Status in Substance Abuse Training. Substance Abuse, Volume 17, Number 3, 1996, 151-157.
  • Gallagher, R., Upfal, M. and Roth, L. The Use of competencies in the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of occupational and Environmental Training Programs. Proceedings of the European Occupational Medical Training Programs Conference: The University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1998.
  • Bridge P, Gallagher R, Berry-Bobovski, L. Using evaluation methods to guide the development of a tobacco prevention advertising curriculum for youth: A case study. Journal of Cancer Education. Volume 15, Number 2, 2000. 95-98.
  • Richard E. Gallagher, Patrick D. Bridge, Lisa C. Berry-Bobovski, Marcia Baum, Julie Berson, Tanina Foster and Susan Weinberg. Maintaining Program Integrity Over Time in a Tobacco Prevention Health Education Program for Adolescents. The Proceedings of the European Association for Cancer Education, Nijmegan, Netherlands, May, 2002.
  • Hopper, J. and Gallagher, R. Tobacco Cessation: New Challenges, New Opportunities. Journal of Cancer Education. Volume 18, Number 2. 2003. 128-133.
  • Bridge PD, Berry L, Gallagher RG . Promoting informed decision making: Evaluation of a preparatory community-based prostate health education program. Journal of Cancer Education, 19: 174-179, 2004.
  • Bakemeier, R, O'Donnell, J, Gallagher, R, Nelson-Martin, P, Silverman, S, Vetto, J, Stewart, A, Mercer, H. The Journal of Cancer Education at 20 Years, Journal of Cancer Education, Supplement to Vol. 20, Fall, 2005. Cincinnati, Ohio. September, 2005.
  • Gallagher, R, Bridge, P, Berry-Bobovski, L Stengel, W, Albrecht, T, Lichtenberg, P, Underwood, W, and Brittain, K. Using Program Evaluation Methods to Facilitate the Development and to Assess Selected Outcomes of Community-Based Programs to Reduce Cancer Disparities. Published in the Proceedings of the European Association for Cancer Education, Spring, 2006. Eschende, Netherlands.

 

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