John C. Lammers

 John Lammers

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3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 S Wright Street
Urbana IL 61801
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JOHN LAMMERS, Ph.D. ( is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he helped to found the Health Communication Online Masters of Science Program (HCOM).  He teaches courses in Health Communication and Organizational Communication. His research focuses on the role of institutions in organizational life. Currently he is studying the emergence of medical scribes as a professional role in health care.

Research Interests

  • Institutional Theory
  • Communication in Health Organizations


  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Stanford University (1983-1985)
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Davis (1983)
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis (1979)
  • B.A., Psychology, California State University, Humboldt (1977)


  • Advanced Organizational Communication (CMN 412)
  • Communication in Health Organizations (CMN 463)
  • Seminar in Organizational Communication (CMN 529)
  • Communication in Health Organizations, Professions, and Policy (CMN507)

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