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Angela Fagerlin, PhD



Angela Fagerlin, PhD, is Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr. Fagerlin is also a Research Scientist at the VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research. Her primary research focuses are testing methods for communicating the risks and benefits of treatment to patients (e.g., in decision aids) and testing how patient decision aids can affect patient physician communication. Her other research includes studying cognitive biases involved in medical decision making and the use of living wills at the end of life.

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