Robert A. Logan

Professor Emeritus

Senior Staff, U.S. National Library of Medicine

8600 Rockville Pike
Building 38, Room 2S22
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ROBERT A. LOGAN Ph.D. is a member of the senior staff of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and a professor emeritus at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Logan was a professor, associate dean and director of the Science Journalism Center at the Missouri School of Journalism until January 2003. He joined the National Library of Medicine (NLM) within the (U.S.) National Institutes of Health in February 2003.

Logan has published more than 60 articles in refereed journals and is the first author of “Social Responsibility in Science News: Four Case Studies” (Washington: The Media Institute, 1997) and “Environmental Issues for the 1990s: A Handbook for Journalists” (Washington: The Media Institute, 1995, 1994, 1993).

Logan’s research areas include health literacy, consumer health informatics evaluation, public understanding of science and medicine, theory and applications of Q methodology, and journalism ethics.

Updated: August 7, 2019