Center for Health Communication

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Meeting this Moment: Highlights from the 7th Health Communication Leadership Institute

by Nick Brothers. On the heels of a global pandemic that illuminated every facet of our public health systems, health communicators have their work cut out for them in the new decade ahead. It’s undeniable the need for effective and compassionate health communicators is at an all-time high.

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2021 McGovern Lecture in Health Communication

Join us on May 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. for the 6th annual and first virtual McGovern Lecture in Health Communication. This year's speaker is Dr. Octavio Martinez, Jr., executive director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

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CHC Think Tank Launches Clinician Communication Effectiveness Program

by Billy Table, Ph.D.

The Center for Health Communication Think Tank has launched the Clinician Communication Effectiveness Program (CCEP) to equip healthcare providers with practical communication strategies and tools they can implement into their daily work immediately.

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CHC Welcomes Online Education Program Manager: Komal Gandhi

We are excited to announce Komal Gandhi has joined the CHC as an Online Education Program Manager, effective January 4.

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CHC Welcomes Graphic Designer: Shayna Brewer

We are excited to announce Shayna Brewer has joined the CHC as a Graphic Designer, effective January 4.

Happy New Year from the Center for Health Communication

The CHC in 2020

by Mike Mackert, Ph.D.

Looking back on 2020, this is certainly not the year we could have imagined around the Center for Health Communication (CHC). The importance of effectively communicating about health has seldom been so clear, and the CHC had many accomplishments to celebrate even amidst the uncertainty and challenges this year presented.


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