Our researchers examine communication processes and effects at different scales to design interventions that can help constitute healthy societies and achieve health equity.
We seek to improve the health of our communities, including those that are underserved, resource-restricted, by developing methods for communicating medical and scientific information promptly, truthfully and effectively.
Health research in action
Lindsay Young studies the effectiveness of HIV-prevention engagement in online communities of color.
The Center for Health Journalism partners with newsrooms across America and helps journalists and community storytellers innovate, investigate and illuminate health challenges in their communities, serving as a catalyst for change.
The Health and Equity Media Collaborative conducts community-engaged research, leverages communication science, new media and technology to address pernicious public health challenges.