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Lori Roscoe
Associate Professor

Lori  Roscoe

Aging, Communication at end-of-life

Office: CIS 3030
Phone: 813/974-7514

Dr. Roscoe joined the Department of Communication in 2006. Previously, Dr. Roscoe held faculty appointments in the School of Aging Studies, and in Geriatric Medicine and Medical Ethics and Humanities in the College of Medicine at USF. Her research interests include health communication, aging, ethics, and end-of-life. Current projects include investigating methods of improving communication between cancer patients, family members, and health care providers, and the ways in which spirituality and other resources give meaning to long-term caregiving for family caregivers.

Curriculum Vitae
(April 2013)


PhD, Aging Studies, University of South Florida, 2000.
MLIR, (Master’s degree in Labor & Industrial Relations), Michigan State University, 1981.
BA, Communication, Michigan State University, 1980.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
23431SPC 6913005Directed Research

TBA 100
14489COM 7933002Ethics
Ph.D. Seminar: Comm Ph.D. Students Only Or By Instr Approval

CIS 3057
15971SPC 7980010Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100

Graduate Students

Jennifer Bender, Meredith Clements, Kelly Franklin, Sean Swenson