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Richard Dozal-Lockwood¹

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Teaching Associate Professor Community Health


Richard Dozal-Lockwood is a Teaching Associate Professor in the School of Public Health. As a medical sociologist and educator, his scholarship focuses on critical pedagogy for teaching about health care systems. His praxis is influenced by a systems approach through which he integrates curricula about Global Health and Media Studies into a complementary sequence of courses. Dr. Dozal-Lockwood regularly mentors students through research projects for the Honors College and the McNair Scholars Program.

Dr. Dozal-Lockwood’s history of employment in the health care sector influences his teaching. As a Research Analyst he provided data analysis and technical writing for the Foundation for Accountability. For several years, he worked with Portland Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation Center where he split his time between clinical neurodiagnosis and the occupational epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome. Prior to this appointment he worked as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist in the Neurology Department of Providence Hospital in El Paso, Texas.

Dr. Dozal-Lockwood joined the faculty at PSU’s School of Community Health in the College of Urban and Public Affairs in 2009.

Education & Degrees

PhD Systems Science/Sociology from Portland State University, 2008
MPH in Health Administration and Policy from Portland State University, 1998
BSc in Experimental Psychology from the University of Texas at El Paso, 1981

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty

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