Every physician and healthcare provider will work with a person who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing at some point in their career. The CHC's news Health Communication Training Series course, Health Communication with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Community explores health disparities affecting the DHH community and ways to help bridge those gaps and equips you with tools, strategies, and knowledge needed to effectively communicate with Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients that you work with now and will work with in the future.
The CHC's online education program, the Health Communication Training Series, has officially launched its first module, Mental Health, Stigma, and Communication. This free, self-paced module aims to highlight the importance of communicating effectively about mental health and the impact mental health stigma and communication have on the patient-provider relationship.
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HCTS has launched the Equity Science, Health Equity, and Big Data course. This course explores the definition of equity science and how it plays a vital role in health communication research and practice to help achieve health equity for all.
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We are excited to announce that Laura Anaya Rodriguez has joined the CHC as a Program Coordinator effective November 28.
We are excited to announce that Lauren Kriss has joined the CHC as a Sr. Program Coordinator effective November 7.
The newest HCTS course, Pain, Opioids, and Hard Conversations, is open for enrollment. This course focuses on helping providers have effective communication with patients around pain and opioids.
The Health Communication Training Series has launched the Disparities, Equity, and Health Communication course. This course discusses the role health equity and communication play in the quality of healthcare outcomes and addressing health and racial disparities among communities of color.
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The 2022 Health Communication Scholars Program Grant Writing Workshop will take place on Friday, October 21, 2022, from 9-1 p.m.
We are excited to announce Lara O'Toole has joined the CHC as a Sr. Program Coordinator effective August 8.
July 2022 News
The newest Health Communication Training Series course, Health Literacy and Clear Health Communication is open for enrollment. This course discusses the basics of health literacy, explores assessment tools, and identifies the right tools and strategies to apply to meet your clients' unique health communication needs.
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We are excited to announce Lauren Pezzullo has joined the CHC as a Copywriter, effective November 29.
We are excited to announce Chris Beeler has joined the CHC as a Creative Director, effective November 22.
We are excited to announce Kaitlin Berns has joined the CHC as a Program Coordinator, effective November 3.
We are excited to announce Olubunmi Obayemi has joined the CHC as a Research Associate, effective November 1.
We are excited to announce Weijia Shi has joined the CHC as a Research Associate, effective October 25.
We're excited to announce Catherine Cunningham has joined the CHC as a Research Associate for the Father's Playbook project effective October 4.
We're excited to announce Melanie Susswein has joined the CHC as a Program Manager effective October 1.
We are excited to announce Komal Gandhi has joined the CHC as an Online Education Program Manager, effective January 4.
We are excited to announce Shayna Brewer has joined the CHC as a Graphic Designer, effective January 4.
With support from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, a team at the UT Center for Health Communication has created a whitepaper and curriculum modules—all available to the public for free—around one important question: What are the best ways to train healthcare professionals and journalists about mental health and mental illness communication... and why should we?
We are excited to announce that Merina Karpen has joined the CHC as a Graphic Designer, effective October 22.
We are excited to announce that Nicole Kirschten has joined the CHC as a Graphic Designer, effective October 21.
Thanks to a grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the Center for Health Communication (CHC) at The University of Texas at Austin has begun production on a whitepaper meant to advance the American conversation about mental health.