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Douglas Storey, PhD

  • Associate Professor

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111 Market Place
Suite 310
Baltimore, Maryland 21202


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PhD, Stanford University, 1990
MA, The University of Texas at Austin, 1983
BSc, Bucknell University, 1974


Over 30 years of work in communication, health and education, much of it in international settings. Have lived and worked in more than 20 countries. Currently studying health competence as a conceptual framework for health behavior and social change, cultural factors affecting the use and impact of communication in environmental and health promotion programs, mass communication and public discourse about social change, and community-based strategies for behavior change communication.

Honors and Awards

Ex-Officio Chair of the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association

Gold Quill Award for Communication Merit, Design of the SeKarang! Campaign in Indonesia, International Association of Business Communicators, June 2002

  • Health communication, program evaluation, evaluation research, narrative, participation, strategic communication design, avian flu, pandemic flu, emergency preparedness, international health
  • Doocy, S., Sirois, A., Anderson, J., Tileva, M., Biermann, E., Storey, JD, & Burnham, G. (2011). Food Security and Humanitarian Assistance among Displaced Iraqi Populations in Jordan and Syria. Social Science & Medicine, 72(2): 273-282.

  • Sullivan, T., Ohkubo, S., Rinehart, W. & Storey, JD. (2010). “From Research to Policy and Practice: A Logic Model to Measure the Impact of Knowledge Management for Health Programs.” Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 6(1): 50–65.

  • Storey, D. & Kaggwa, E. (2009). The influence of changes in fertility-related norms on contraceptive use in Egypt, 1995-2005. Population Review, 48(1): 1-21.

  • Barnett D.J., Balicer R.D., Thompson C.B., Storey J.D., Omer S.B., et al. (2009) Assessment of Local Public Health Workers' Willingness to Respond to Pandemic Influenza through Application of the Extended Parallel Process Model. PLoS ONE 4(7): e6365. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006365

  • Kaggwa, E. Diop, N. & Storey, D. (2008). The role of Individual and community normative factors: A multi-level analysis of contraceptive use among women in union in Mali. International Family Planning Perspectives, 34(2): 79-88.