87 E Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R.
Mail Code: MM03EP
Detroit, MI 48201
(2013 – 2018) PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
(2009 – 2010) MS, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, USA
(2006 – 2008) BA, The State University of New York, College at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
(2004 – 2006) AS, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY
(2019 – 2022) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Health Services Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
(2018 – 2019) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
(2022 - Present) Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Major Professional Societies
(2014 – Present) National Communication Association
(2017 – 2019) Eastern Communication Association
(2018 – 2020) International Communication Association
(2019 – Present) Society for Medical Decision Making
Honors and Awards
(2021) Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
(2021) Professional Development Grant, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Office for Postdoctoral Fellows (Completed: “Leading at a Distance: Managing Virtual Staff and Teams, held by University of Wisconsin-Madison, Continuing Studies)
(2019 - 2021) Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cancer Prevention Research Training Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
(2019) Conference Travel Grant, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Postdoctoral Association
Maki, K.G., Liao, K., Lowenstein, L.M., Lopez-Olivo, M.A., & Volk, R.J. (2021). Factors associated with obtaining lung cancer screening among persons who smoke. MDM Policy & Practice, 6(2), 1-8. PMID: 34993342. https://doi.org/10.1177/23814683211067810
Witteman, H.O., Maki, K.G., Vaisson, G., Finderup, J., Lewis, K.B., Steffensen, K.D., Beaudoin, C., Corneau, S., & Volk, R.J. (2021). Systematic development of patient decision aids: An update from the IPDAS Collaboration. Medical Decision Making. PMID: 34148384, https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X211014163
Lopez-Olivo, M.A., Minnix, J.A., Fox, J.G., Nishi, S.P., Lowenstein, L.M., Maki, K.G., Leal, V.B., Shih, Y.T., Cinciripini, P.M., & Volk, R.J. (2021). Smoking cessation and shared decision-making practices about lung cancer screening among primary care providers. Cancer Medicine, 10(4), 1357-1365. PMID: 33463091, https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.3714
Maki, K.G. & Vishwanath, A. (2020). Discontinuance in fitness tracking apps: An analysis using a diffusion of innovations approach. Iowa Journal of Communication, 52(1), 107-125. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/U36PX
Maki, K.G. & Feeley, T.H. (2020). Influencing HIV testing intentions: Comparing narrative and statistical messages. Communication Studies, 72(2), 178-194. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510974.2020.1833355
Maki, K.G. (2020). Social support, strain, and glycemic control: A path analysis. Personal Relationships, 27(3), 595-612. https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12333
Maki, K.G. (2018). The relationship between social support and Type 2 diabetes risk, Communication Research Reports, 35(1), 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/08824096.2017.1361394
Maki, K.G. & Harris, K.A. (2021). Communication strategies to improve medication adherence: A systematic review of the literature. Review of Communication Research, 9. 167-192. https://doi.org/10.12840/ISSN.2255-4165.029
Maki, K.G., Shete, S., & Volk, R.J. (2021). Examining lung cancer screening utilization with public-use data: Opportunities and challenges. Preventive Medicine, 147. PMID: 33675881,
Lopez-Olivo, M.A., Maki, K.G., Choi, N.J., Hoffman, R.M., Shih, Y.T., Lowenstein, L.M., Hicklen, R.S., & Volk, R.J. (2020). Patient adherence to screening for lung cancer in the US: A systematic review and metaanalysis. JAMA Network Open, 3(11), e2025102. PMID: 33196807, https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25102
Maki, K.G., & O’Mally, A.K. (2019). Analyzing online social support within the Type 1 diabetes community. In Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, Volume 1 (pp. 338-358). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Maki, K.G., & O’Mally, A.K. (2018). Online social support within the Type 1 diabetes community. In Sekalala, S., & Niezgoda, B. (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media (pp. 59-84). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Sekalala, S., & Maki, K.G. (2018). Insight into Sub-Saharan African discussions of anxiety and depression online. In Sekalala, S., & Niezgoda, B. (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media (pp. 107-160). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.