Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
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Susan K. Redwood, Ph.D.Susan K. Redwood, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Sciences


Education | Teaching | Clinical Practice | Recent Scholarly Activity & Publications


Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
State University of New York at Stony Brook


Dr. Redwood coordinates and teaches in Psychiatry I and II, and also teaches in Health Promotion/ Disease Prevention I, Clinical Skills IV, the Advanced Interviewing Skills Modules of the Primary Care Clinic Clerkship, and the Family Medicine residency. Topics taught include medical interviewing skills, child and adolescent mental health disorders, abuse and violence, and suicide. She also is co-coordinator of the Stress Management Program for first-year medical students.

Clinical Practice

Dr. Redwood provides psychological services on an outpatient basis to adults, children, and adolescents within the OSU Physicians system.

Recent Scholarly Activity & Publications

Harris, T.B., Redwood, S.K., & Eddins-Folsenbee, F. (2011). Student wellness in the face of resistance: Medical educator strategies to address wellness within a medical student body. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Houston.

Pollak, M.H., Redwood, S.K. & Lindon, D.J. (2008). Associations between medical student attitudes about empathic communication with patients and empathic behaviors during interviews with standardized patients. Paper presented at the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Research and Teaching Forum, Madison WI.

Redwood, S. K. & Pollak, M. H. (2007).   Student-led stress management program for first-year medical students.  Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 19 (1), 42-6.

Stevens, V. M., Redwood, S. K., Neel, J. L., Bost, R. H., Van Winkle, N. W., & Pollak, M. H. (2006). Behavioral Science (Rapid Review Series) 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby.

Redwood, S. K. & Pollak, M. H. (2004). Peer-led stress management program for first-year medical students. Workshop presented at Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting and American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster presented at Annual Convention of American Psychological Association.




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