Michelle Futerfas earned her B.A. degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in health communication and with minors in Marketing and Professional Writing from The College of New Jersey. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Communication. Her research interests include the role of traditional as well emerging media in promoting sexual education and preventative action. Michelle is also interested in health and risk communication campaigns and entertainment education. Her professional experience includes working as a health education assistant at a healthcare marketing firm for pharmaceutical companies.