Khaya D. Clark, PhD

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Khaya D. Clark, PhD, MA

Khaya D. Clark, PhD, is a sociologist with an extensive background in applied social scientific research and health information technology development. In 2014, Dr. Clark joined the OHSU Family Medicine department after completing a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in psychometrics at Emory University. Dr. Clark has received funding in the areas of adolescent health, early childhood psychosocial interventions, cultural competency training for early elementary educators, and the development of assistive technology applications for people with developmental disabilities. Dr. Clark has served as Principal Investigator on grants funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the American Sociological Association. Drs. Clark and Cohen will collaborate on several mixed methods studies related to EHR use, integration of behavioral health and primary care, and the social determinants of health.

Areas of Research Keywords:

Mixed-methods research, social determinants of health, information technology, social psychology, childhood/adolescence, race/ethnicity, item response theory and Rasch measurement.

Recent Publications:

Clark, K.D. & Yovanoff, P. (in progress). The Development and Psychometric Validation Children’s Racial Attitudes Index. Psychological Science.

Wells, J.J., Clark, K.D., & Sarno, K.E. (2014). An Interactive Multimedia Program to Prevent HIV Transmission in Men with Intellectual Disability. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Wells, J., Clark, K.D., & Sarno, K.E. (2011). A computer-based interactive multimedia program to reduce HIV transmission for women with an intellectual disability [Electronic Version]. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01482.x

Clark, K.D., & Tate, C. (2008). Measuring Racial Prejudice in a Multiracial World: New Methods and New Constructs. In M. Morrison & T. Morrison (Eds.), The Psychology of Modern Prejudice (pp. 93-122). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.