Wayne State University
April Idalski Carcone, Ph.D.

April Idalski Carcone, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Research

acarcone@med.wayne.edu

313-577-1057

Integrated Biosciences Building 6135 Woodward

http://www.familymedicine.med.wayne.edu/profile.php?id=59277

April Idalski Carcone, Ph.D.

Dr. Carcone is an assistant professor in the Behavioral Sciences Division of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences. Dr. Carcone is a social worker by training with over 14 years of experience in behavioral health research. Her research has two foci, understanding the mechanisms by which behavioral interventions work with a specific emphasis on the mechanisms of effect in Motivational Interviewing and the development and testing of behavioral interventions to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities among at-risk children, adolescents, and young adults with chronic illnesses including type 1 diabetes, asthma, and HIV.

Area of Expertise

  • Qualitative & Mixed methods research
  • Communication science
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Intervention research
  • Chronic illness self-management

Department

Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences

School/College

WSU School of Medicine