Skip to Main Content

Bonnin, Rodolfo, PhD

Title: Director of Assessment and Evaluation, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Office: AHC2 - 491

Phone: 305-348-0660

Email: rbonnin@fiu.edu

Department(s): Office of Medical Education, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Dr. Bonnin is currently involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of all assessment-related activities for the College of Medicine and the Physician Assistant program. He serves as the Co-Course Director for the Professional Behaviors I course within the Professional Development strand at the College of Medicine and as an adjunct professor for the department of Psychology teaching Research Methodology. He is the Chief Executive proctor for the College of Medicine and supervises multiple exam proctors, coordinators and a statistician within the Assessment department. He serves as the Chair of the Program Evaluation Committee for the West Kendall Baptist Family Medicine Residency. His research interests are in the areas of cognitive performance reliability and medical student suicidality prevention. He developed a data-driven quality improvement tool that measures teaching and learning effectiveness. Currently, he is leading the creation of an innovative “student-focused” suicidality program which is being integrated into the 4-year medical education curriculum. This program is education-based and intended to provide our students with skills and knowledge to improve self and patient care.    

Education and Training

  • PhD Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MI
  • BS Management and Organizational Behavior, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

Publications

  • Bonnin, R., & Brown, C. (2002). The Cuban Diaspora: A Comparative Analysis of the Search for Meaning among Recent Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences,24(4), 465-478. doi:10.1177/0739986302238215
  • Minor, S., Stumbar, S. E., Bonnin, R., & Samuels, M. (2019). Effect of Repeat Examination on Family Medicine NBME Subject Scores. PRiMER,3. doi:10.22454/primer.2019.691584