Richard Roetzheim, MD

Director, College Of Medicine Family Medicine

Professor, College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Professor, Coph Community & Family Health

Professor And Interim Chair, College Of Medicine Family Medicine

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
MDC 13
Tampa , 33612

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Academic Phone: (813) 974-2201

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  • MSPH, Health Services, UCLA, 1994
  • MD, Medicine, University Of Illinois, 1985

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Other

Research Interests

  • Health Disparities
  • Primary care
  • Cancer prevention and screening

Recent Publications

  • 9. Lee, JH, Fulp W, Wells KJ, Meade CD, Calcano E, Roetzheim RG. . Effect of Patient Navigation on Time to Diagnostic Resolution among Patients with Colorectal Cancer Related Abnormalities J Cancer Educ. 29(1) : 144-50, 2014.
  • 8. Iannacone MR, Gheit T, Pfister H, Giuliano AR, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Roetzheim RG, Silling S, Pawlita M, Tommasino M, Rol Case-control study of genus-beta human papillomaviruses in plucked eyebrow hairs and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma Int J Cancer. 134(9) : 2231-44, 2014.
  • 6. Correa JB, Heckman BW, Marquinez NS, Drobes DJ, Unrod M, Roetzheim RG, Brandon TH. Perceived Medication Assignment during a Placebo-Controlled Laboratory Study of Varenicline: Temporal Associations of Treatment Expectancies with Smoking-Related Outcomes Psychopharmacology (Berl).. 231(13) : 2559-66, 2014.
  • 3. Freund, K. M., Battaglia, T. A., Calhoun, E., Darnell, J. S., Dudley, D. J., Fiscella, K., Hare, M. L., LaVerda, N., Lee, J. H., Levine, P., Murray ). Impact of patient navigation on timely cancer care: the patient navigation research program J Natl Cancer Inst. 106(6) : 1093, 2014.
  • 1. Sultan DH, Rivers BM, Osongo BO, Wilson DS, Schenck A, Carvajal R, Rivers D, Roetzheim R, Green BL Affecting African American men's prostate cancer screening decision-making through a mobile tablet-mediated intervention J Health Care Poor Underserved. 25(3) : 1262-77, 2014.
  • 1. Green, BL, Rivers, D, Kumar, N, Baldwin, J, Rivers, B, Sultan, D, Jacobsen, P, Gordon, L, Davis, J, Roetzheim, R Establishing the Infrastructure to Comprehensively Address Cancer Disparities: A Model for Transdisciplinary Approaches Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. (in press). 24(4) : 1614-23, 2013.
  • 13. Gwede CK, Davis SN, Quinn GP, Koskan AM, Ealey J, Abdulla R, Vadaparampil ST, Elliott G, Lopez D, Shibata D, Roetzheim RG, Meade CD Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN) Partners. Making It Work: Health Care Provider Perspectives on Strategies to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers J Cancer Educ. 28(4) : 777-83, 2013.
  • 12. Ji-Hyun Lee, William Fulp, Kristen J. Wells, Cathy D. Meade, Ercilia Calcano, Kate Fisher, and Richard Roetzheim. Patient Navigation and Time to Diagnostic Resolution: Results for a Cluster Randomized Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of Patient Navigation among Patients with Breast Cancer Screening Abnormalities PLOS One. 8(9) : 74542, 2013.
  • 11. Roetzheim RG, Lee Ji-Hyun, Ferrante JF, Gonzalez EC, Chen R, Fisher KJ, Love-Jackson K, McCarthy EP. The Influence of Dermatologist and Primary Care Physician Visits on Melanoma Outcomes among Medicare Beneficiaries J Am Board Family Med. 26(6) : 637-47, 2013.
  • 10. Wilson DS, Dapic V, Sultan DH, August EM, Green BL, Roetzheim R, Rivers B. Establishing the Infrastructure to Conduct Comparative Effectiveness Research Toward the Elimination of Disparities: A Community-Based Participatory Research Framework Health Promot Pract. 14(6) : 893-900, 2013.
  • 15. Jeanne M. Ferrante, Ji-Hyun Lee, Ellen P. McCarthy, Kate J. Fisher, Ren Chen, MD, Eduardo C. Gonzalez, Kymia Love-Jackson, and Richard G. Roetzhe Primary Care Utilization and Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Medicare Beneficiaries Annals Internal Medicine. 159(7) : 437-46, 2013.
  • 2. Kate J. Fisher, Ji-Hyun Lee, Jeanne M. Ferrante, Ellen P. McCarthy, Eduardo C. Gonzalez, Ren Chen, Kymia Love-Jackson, Richard G. Roetzheim The Effects of Primary Care on Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Medicare Beneficiaries Cancer (in press). 119(16) : 2964-72, 2013.
  • 3. Iannacone MR, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Giuliano AR, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Roetzheim RG, Ferrer-Gil S, Michael KM, McKay-Chop Case-Control Study of Cutaneous Human Papillomavirus Infection in Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin. J Invest Dermatol. J Invest Dermatol. , 2013.
  • 8. Roetzheim RG, Ferrante JM, Lee JH, Chen R, Love-Jackson KM, Gonzalez EC, Fisher KJ, McCarthy EP Influence of primary care on breast cancer outcomes among medicare beneficiaries Ann Fam Med. 10(5) : 401-411, 2012.
  • 7. Wells KJ, Lee JH, Calcano ER, Meade CD, Rivera M, Fulp WJ, Roetzheim RG A cluster randomized trial evaluating the efficacy of patient navigation in improving quality of diagnostic care for patients with breast or colorectal cancer abnormalities Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 21(10) : 1664-1672, 2012.
  • 11. Roetzheim RG, Freund KM, Corle DK, Murray DM, Snyder FR, Kronman AC, Jean-Pierre P, Raich PC, Holden AEC, Darnell JS, Warren-Mears V, Patierno S, Analysis of Combined Data from Heterogeneous Study Designs: An Applied Example from the Patient Navigation Research Program Clinical Trials: Journal of the Society for Clinical Trials. 9: 176-187, 2012.
  • 10. Iannacone MR, Wang W, Stockwell HG, O'Rourke K, Giuliano AR, Sondak VK, Messina JL, Roetzheim RG, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA, Rollison DE Patterns and timing of sunlight exposure and risk of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin - a case-control study BMC Cancer. 12(1) , 2012.
  • 9. Johns TL, Roetzheim R, Chen R Predictors of Tetanus-Diptheria-Acellular Pertussis Vaccination Among Adults Receiving Tetanus Vaccine in the United States: Data From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey J Prim Care Community Health. 4(2) : 95-100, 2012.
  • 4. Rollison DE, Iannacone MR, Messina JL, Glass LF, Giuliano AR, Roetzheim RG, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA, Jonathan KA, Sondak VK. Case-control study of smoking and non-melanoma skin cancer Cancer Causes Control. 23(2) : 245-254, 2012.
  • 5. Iannacone MR, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Giuliano AR, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Roetzheim RG, Michael KM, Tommasino M, Pawlita M, Case-control study of cutaneous human papillomaviruses in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 21(8) : 1303-1313, 2012.
  • 6. Iannacone MR, Wang W, Stockwell HG, O'Rourke K, Giuliano AR, Sondak VK, Messina JL, Roetzheim RG, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA, Michael KM, Waterboer T, Sunlight exposure and cutaneous human papillomavirus seroreactivity in basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin J Infect Dis. 206(3) : 399-406, 2012.