Health Communication Scholars Program

2017-18 HCSP Details

HCSP Awards

The HCSP will be awarding four $2,000 grants for the 2017-18 academic year. Dates and application materials have been updated throughout the website for this funding cycle.

HCSP Grant Writing Workshop

Save the Date and Register: October 6 (9am-12pm) in CMA 5.136.

Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Mike Mackert (Director of the Center for Health Communication, Founding Coordinator of HCSP, Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations)

  • Dr. Alexandra Loukas (Program Director, Health Behavior & Health Education, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education)

  • Dr. Lisa Bedore (Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders)

  • Dr. Richard Brown (School of Nursing)

Please register for the workshop here if you plan on attending. Registration is free!

2016-17 Funded Proposals

The HCSP funded three proposals for the 2016-17 academic year. Congratulations to these students on funding their exciting projects!

On-Site Self-Service Technology and the Patient Experience: Exploring the Use, Perceptions, and Impact of a Clinic Check-in Kiosk

PI: Millie Harrison (Communication Studies)

Co-PI: Nicole Murry (School of Nursing)

Co-PI: Ana Laura Herrera (Kinesiology and Health Education)

Faculty Mentor: Keri Stephens (Communication Studies)

Investigating Metabolic Syndrome and Perceptions of Health Management in Underserved Men from a Medical Intervention and Communication Theory Perspective

PI: Chibuokem “Chib” Amuneke-Nze (School of Pharmacy)

Co-PI: Judith Munoz (Pharmacy)

Co-PI: Kyle Kearns (Communication Studies)

Co-PI: Wan Wang (Advertising)

Faculty Mentor: Rene Dailey (Communication Studies)

Examining Genetic Counselors' Dialectical Tensions When Communicating with Hereditary Cancer Patients

PI: Lingzi Zhong (Communication Studies)

Co-PI: Jihun Woo (Kinesiology and Health Education)

Faculty Mentor: Mary Steinhardt (School of Nursing)

2017-18 Grant Writing Workshop

Save the Date: October 6, 2017

The HCSP grant writing workshop will be held Friday, October 6, 2017, from 9am-12pm in BMC 5.316. Below is the agenda for the workshop.

Time Topic Speaker
9:00 – 9:10
Welcome, Introductions, and Program Overview

Rene Dailey, PhD

Department of Communication Studies

HCSP Coordinator

9:10-9:30am Insights of Health Communication Research and Funding from the Founding HCSP Coordinator

Mike Mackert, PhD

Founding HCSP Coordinator

Director, Center for Health Communication

Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations

9:30-10:00am Strategies for Successful Grant Writing

Alexandra Loukas, PhD

Program Director, Health Behavior & Health Education

Dept. of Kinesiology & Health Education 

10:00-10:30am Applying for Research Funding: Defining Your Aims

Lisa Bedore, PhD


Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

10:30-11:00am Break and Networking  
11:00-11:30am Insider Insights on the Proposal Review Process

Richard Brown, PhD

Research Professor

11:30-12:00pm Final Tips on Your HSCP Proposal Rene Dailey
12:00pm End of Day