Ryan Blucker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
He is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics in the Section of General and Community Pediatrics. Dr. Blucker is the Psychologist at the Super Ninos Clinic, a pediatric primary care clinic that primarily serves Latino families. He is involved in resident training in the area of culture and communication in clinical practice. Dr. Blucker is involved in international peacebuilding, training, and research projects in Guatemala and Honduras. Other research interests include understanding health beliefs, behavioral health screening in the primary care and NICU settings, quality of life in chronic illness, and using qualitative methodologies to elicit local meanings of illness, mental health and conflict, and violence.
- Pediatric Primary Care
- Language Proficiency and Ethics
- Underserved Populations
- Diversity in Practice and Training
- Family & Community Conflict Transformation
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Collaborative International Research and Training