Tamara Jo Musumeci-Szabó
Assistant Professor I Email: tmusumecisz@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5526
Office Location:
Science Hall 322F

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor I
Email: 
tmusumecisz@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5526
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Science Hall 322F

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Social Health Psychology 

Dr. Musumeci-Szabó is a social health psychologist who examines how the contributions of both patient and physician factors influence the process of self-regulation and how that impacts chronic illness prevention/management, patient-practitioner communication, treatment adherence, and health outcomes.  She is interested in learning  how Common-Sense Models of health and illness originate and how conflicting health attitudes can co-exist within the same individual. Dr. Musumeci-Szabó teaches Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, Health Psychology, and Personality, as well as courses in various areas of Social Psychology. She is also one of three faculty who advises the Psychology Learning Community.