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CHRC Virtual Seminar Series

Join us for our Fall 2022 Virtual Seminar Series, featuring leading and emerging scholars in health and risk communication.
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Friday, October 14, 2022, 12-1 p.m.

Dr. Angela Cooke-Jackson
Professor, Department of Communication Studies
California State University – Los Angeles,
Co-director, Intimate Communication Lab

Talk title: “Risk Communication: Engaging Community-Based Participatory Design Models to Increase Awareness and Partnerships within Underrepresented Black and Brown Communities”

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Friday, November 11, 2022, 12-1 p.m.

Dr. Brian Southwell
Senior Director,
Science in the Public Sphere,
Center for Communication Science,
RTI International

Talk title: “Misinformation as a Societal Concern”

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Fall 2021: Dr. Nathan Walter, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Faculty, Center for Communication and Health, Northwestern University and Dr. Jiyoung Lee, Assistant Professor, Journalism & Creative Media, University of Alabama

Spring 2022: Dr. Shawnika Hull, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Rutgers University; Visiting Professor, Center for
AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California – San Francisco and Dr. Emily Vraga, Associate Professor, Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Minnesota

Watch presentations from our virtual seminar speakers here.


Watch presentations from our distinguished speakers here.

Fall 2019: Dr. Rajiv Rimal, Professor and Chair, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Spring 2019: Dr. Robert Hornik, Wilbur Schramm Professor of Communication and Health Policy, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylania

Fall 2018: Dr. Susan Morgan, Professor of Communication, Associate Provost for Research and Development, University of Miami

Spring 2018: Dr. Daniel O’Keefe, Owen L. Coon Professor of Communication, Northwestern University

Fall 2017: Dr. James P. Dillard, Distinguished Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

Spring 2017: Dr. William Klein, Associate Director, Behavioral Research Program, Director of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

Fall 2016: Dr. Bradford Hesse, Chief, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute

Spring 2016: Dr. K. “Vish” Viswanath, Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Director of the Health Communication Core of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Fall 2015: Dr. Robin L. Nabi, Professor, Department of Communication, University of California – Santa Barbara

Spring 2015: Dr. Gary Kreps, University Distinguished Professor, Director, Center for Health and Risk Communication, Department of Communication, George Mason University

Fall 2014: Dr. Joseph N. Cappella, Gerald R. Miller Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania