Congratulations to our IHC scholars Jenny Brown, Jess Myrick and Jessica Willoughby, and IHC associate professor Seth Noar. Their work was recently accepted for presentation at the 2012 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in April. This year’s theme is Health Literacy Research and Practice, and the conference will feature a number of presentations from scholars across the country. The conference had a record number of submissions this year with about a 30% increase over previous years. For more information on the conference, visit http://comm.uky.edu/kchc/.

Myrick, J. G., Willoughby, J. F., Noar, S. M., & Brown, J. (2012, April). Seeking about Steve: A survey analysis of the impact of Steve Jobs’ death on information seeking and interpersonal communication about pancreatic cancer. Paper to be presented at the 12th Biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, Kentucky.

Noar, S. M., Willoughby, J. F., Myrick, J. G., & Brown, J. (2012, April). Celebrity announcements about cancer and opportunities for cancer communication and prevention: A review and research agenda. Poster session to be presented at the 12th Biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, Kentucky.

 

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