Shifting Gears: How Social Media is Helping Redefine Health and Risk Communication

9/24/2012 12:00 AM

Social Media is changing how we think about public health communication. In this webinar, Deborah Glik, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences and director of the UCLA Health and Media Research Group at the University of California, Los Angeles, gives a first-hand account of social media projects with teens and young adults in the United States and in Africa, looks at developments in disaster and risk communications, including campaigns and rumor control, and discusses how social media is changing health communication research.