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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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Outbreak Risk Communication: The Role of the Media Glen Nowak

Abstract: As a result of the real and potential harm they bring, infectious disease outbreaks often attract, as well as benefit from, news media attention and coverage.Some infectious disease outbreaks, […]

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Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention: Heterogeneous Model Integration for Infectious Disease Intelligence, Phase 1 Glen Nowak

Title: “Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention: Heterogeneous Model Integration for Infectious Disease Intelligence, Phase 1” Proposal submitted to the National Science Foundation, October 4, 2021. Proposal requested amount: $1,171,745 PI […]

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Researcher-Practitioner Partnership to Promote Safety of Asian Women: Effectiveness of a Community- based Intervention Jeong-Yeob Han

Title: Researcher-Practitioner Partnership to Promote Safety of Asian Women: Effectiveness of a Community- based Intervention Funding Source: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against […]

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Beyond Fear Appeals: The Role of Hope in Improving Effectiveness of Health Messages.” Paper accepted for poster by Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk Division Bartosz Wojdynski, Youngji Seo & JeongHyun (Janice) Lee

Abstract: One of the understudied areas in health communication research is hope. This study examines the effect of efficacy-inducing information on hope and subsequent attitudinal health behaviors. A total of […]

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Effective Health Risk Communications: Lessons Learned about COVID-19 Pandemic through the Lens of Practitioners Yan Jin and Taylor Voges

Abstract: The study utilizes semi-structured interviews of health risk communication practitioners in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. The contingency theory of strategic conflict management is the guide to understanding […]

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Using Influenza Vaccination Location Data from the 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to Expand COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Glen Nowak

Victoria Fonzi, Kiran Thapa, Kishor Luitel, Heather Padilla, Curt Harris, M. Mahmud Khan, Glen Nowak and Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa, Using Influenza Vaccination Location Data from the 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance […]

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