Kristin Baughman, PhD

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Contact Information

Family and Community Medicine
4209 State Route 44
PO Box 95
Rootstown OH 44272

Phone: 330.325.6161
Fax: 330.325.5907
Email: kbaughma@neomed.edu

Indiana University, PhD
University of Northern Iowa, MA

Biography

Dr. Baughman received her PhD in Sociology with a minor in Public Health Education from Indiana University. She was a National Institute of Mental Health Pre-Doctoral Fellow in the Training Program in Identity, Self, Role, and Mental Health while at Indiana University and a scholar in residence at the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron in 2010. She has taught at NEOMED since 2005. Her research has focused on health behaviors, obesity, sleep disorders, advance care planning and patient empowerment. Dr. Baughman serves on NEOMED’s Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects.

Research Interests

  • Self-management of chronic disease 
  • Palliative care 
  • Weight loss programs 
  • Advance care planning 

Practice Interests 

  • Weight loss programs 
  • Assisting patients in the self-management of chronic diseases 

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment 
  • Instructor, Epidemiology in Public Health 
  • Capstone preceptor 

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Weight loss programs 
  • Assisting patients in the self-management of chronic diseases 
  • Health literacy 
  • Health risk appraisal 
  • Palliative care