Faculty & Staff

Thomas J. Stewart, PhD

Thomas J. Stewart, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatrics

Undergraduate: Davidson College, 1963

Graduate: MS-Social Service Administration, Case-Western University, 1966
PhD-Sociology, Florida State University, 1977

Initial USC Faculty Appointment Year: 2004

Academic/Personal Interests: Dr. Stewart's academic interests include Doctor-patient communication skills and medical education

Teaching Activities: Dr. Stewart is the Coordinator of the University's graduate MEDI 700 course.

Recent Publications:

Stewart TJ, Eleazer GP, Boland R, Wieland GD. The middle of the road: results from the aging semantic differential with four cohorts of medical students. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Aug;55(8):1275-80.
Stewart TJ. Learning environments in medical education.
Med Teach. 2006 Jun;28(4):387-9.

Stewart TJ, Frye AW. Investigating the use of negatively-phrased survey items in medical education settings: common wisdom or common mistake? Academic Medicine, 79 (October supplement): S1-S3, 2004.

Das M, Mpofu D, Hassan M, Stewart T. Student perceptions of tutor skills in problem-based learning. Medical Education 36: 272-278, 2002.

Swadi H, Stewart T. An empirical evaluation of family functioning as perceived by different members of nuclear families in the United Arab Emirates. Arab J of Psychiatry 10(1): 39-49, 1999.