Wayne A. Beach, Ph.D.



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Professor in the School of Communication at San Diego State University 

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery  

Associate Member of the Rebecca & John Moores Cancer Center

 Medical Center, University of California, San Diego



Professor Beach has pioneered diverse studies focusing on the interactional organization 

of everyday conversation and institutional involvements. He is engaged in ongoing studies 

focusing on how family members,  physicians,  and patients 

communicate about a wide variety of illness dilemmas 

(e.g., bulimia, obesity, chest pain, surgical problems, cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis).



  Patient: So: hope::fully I caught mine early enough.



Wayne A. Beach, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Communication
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-4561
FAX: 619-594-6246