Research Center for Group Dynamics


Louis A. Penner

Adjunct Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, ISR;
Adjunct Research Scientist, LSA;
Senior Scientist, Communication and Behavior Oncology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State

Louis A. Penner
5250 ISR
426 Thompson Street

Primary research interest is in psychosocial variables as they affect reactions to life-threatening diseases and the quality of healthcare people receive. He is currently the PI on an NCI grant that focuses on situational and dispositional  influences on treatment-related stress among pediatric cancer patients and their families He is also a Co-PI on another NCI grant, in which he studies the impact of race-related attitudes on the quality of cancer treatment racial/ethnic minority patients receive.