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G. Christian Jernstedt, PhD

Emeritus Adjunct Professor of Community and Family Medicine

Community and Family Medicine

Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. 1963
Johns Hopkins, Ph.D. 1967.


Contact Information:

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
HB 6207
Hanover NH 03755

Office: 267 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH
Phone: 603-646-2778
Email: G.Christian.Jernstedt@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Center for Educational Outcomes
Asst. Phone: 603-646-3904
Asst. Email: CEdO@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Learning, Evaluation Research: Research directed towards understanding the cognitive, behavioral, and affective precursors, concomitants, and outcomes of learning experiences, including: (1) long-term adult behavior change, (2) effective evaluative feedback at the individual and institutional level, (3) technologically enhanced learning, (4) formal classroom learning, and (5) experiential learning.

Grant Information:

Maternal and Child Health, National Science Foundation, private foundations

Courses Taught:

PBS 22: Learning
PBS 82: Cognitive and Behavioral Learning Science
PBS 111 (Graduate): Teaching, Learning, and the Brain

Selected Publications:


  • Sateia, M. J., Reed, V. A., & Jernstedt, G. C. The Dartmouth Sleep Knowledge and Attitude Survey: Development and validation. (2005) Sleep Medicine. 6: 47-54.

  • Reed, V. A., Jernstedt, G. C., Ballow, M., Bush, R. K., Gewurz, A. T., & McGeady, S. Developing resources to teach and assess the core competencies: A collaborative approach. (2004) Academic Medicine. 79: 1062-1066.

  • Syat, B. L., Reed, V. A., Jernstedt, G. C., & McCormick, T. R. Gender differences in the development of medical students' attitudes and values over time. (2004) Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 10(1), 6-14.

  • Reed, V. A. & Jernstedt, G. C. A tool for the assessment of communication skills. (2004) Academic Exchange Quarterly, 8(3): 106-110.

  • Shrank, W., Reed, V. A., & Jernstedt, G. C. Fostering professionalism in medical education: A call for improved assessment and meaningful incentives. (2004) Journal of General Internal Medicine. 19(8), 887-892.