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ublic’s Health Information Consumption During a Prolonged Pandemic: The Competing Roles of Journalists and Digital Influencers and Their Effects in Combating Message Fatigue Sung In Choi and Yan Jin

Chiara Valentini, Elanor Colleoni, Yan Jin and Sung In Choi (PhD candidate) (2023, May). “Public’s Health Information Consumption During a Prolonged Pandemic: The Competing Roles of Journalists and Digital Influencers and Their Effects in […]

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How Hispanic and Latino Young Adults Respond to COVID-19 Crisis Information on Social Media: Opportunities of Overcoming Digital Inequality Threat to Public Health Karen Andrea Robayo Sanchez and Yan Jin

Karen Robayo Sanchez (PhD student), Yan Jin, and Vivian Medina-Messner (2023, March). “How Hispanic and Latino Young Adults Respond to COVID-19 Crisis Information on Social Media: Opportunities of Overcoming Digital Inequality Threat […]

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nderstanding the Impact of General Vaccine Attitudes on the Intent for Early COVID-19 Vaccination Glen Nowak

Boyle, Glen Nowak, R. Kinder, R. Iachan, and J. Dayton, “Understanding the Impact of General Vaccine Attitudes on the Intent for Early COVID-19 Vaccination,” Vaccines, 2023, 11(2), 235; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines11020235. Abstract: […]

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Mask-wearing as an Unspoken Statement of One’s Identity during the COVID-19 Pandemic Yan Jin and Ja Kyung Seo

Abstract: Interpreting a facemask as an unspoken statement of one’s identity during the COVID-19 pandemic based on product symbolism theory, the present study examines the relationships among one’s trust in […]

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Proposal Title: “Improving Infectious Disease Models with Longitudinal Surveys of Health Decision Making Preferences and Influences.” Glen Nowak and Michael Cacciatore

Abstract: The objective of this project is to create more reliable infectious disease models that are informed by social science regarding health-related preferences, perceptions and intentions/behaviors. This project will design […]

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Communication in Context: How Culture, Structure and Agency Shape Health and Risk Communication about COVID-19 in Ghana Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed

Abstract: Despite impressive strides toward proper health education about the pandemic, in resource-limited contexts, health information dissemination occurs within a structural context that restricts the enactment of agency and leads to […]

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What lessons can we learn from the Covid pandemic about how to communicate public health during a time of crisis? Glen Nowak

Glen Nowak was a guest on the Research Comms Podcast, a weekly podcast featuring interviews with “people who are doing inspiring, innovative work in the field of research communications.” The […]

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Looking at young millennials’ risk perception and purchase intention toward GM foods: Exploring the role of source credibility and risk attitude Juan Meng

Sun, Ruoyu (Grady alumna) and Juan Meng. (2022). “Looking at young millennials’ risk perception and purchase intention toward GM foods: Exploring the role of source credibility and risk attitude.” Health Marketing Quarterly, Vol. […]

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Trust and Cultural Factors Shaping COVID-19 Vaccination Intentions across Six Countries Sung In Choi and Yan Jin

Abstract: Based on a COVID-19 pandemic communication survey (N = 3,124) in Australia, Finland, Italy, South Korea, Sweden, and the United States, our study examined how trust in government sources […]

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How Emotional Appeals in Health Promotion Messages and User-generated Comments Impact COVID-19 Vaccination Intention: The Mediating Role of Psychological Reactance Youngji Seo, Wenqing Zhao, Sung In Choi & Yan Jin

Abstract: To close existing research gap and combat vaccine hesitancy among young adults, we conduct this study to integrate psychological reactance theory to better understand the effectiveness of three emerging […]

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