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Communication Competence and Health Promotion
16. April 2015 - 18. April 2015
The 3rd Biennial D.C. Health Communication Conference (DCHC)
“Communication Competence and Health Promotion”
April 16-18, 2015, Hyatt at Fair Lakes Hotel & Conference Center, Fairfax, Virginia
„The Center for Health & Risk Communication at George Mason University announces the innovative 2015 D.C. Health Communication Conference, “Communication Competence and Health Promotion,” April 16–18, 2015 at the Hyatt Fairfax at Fair Lakes. The DCHC conference will examine how health communication research, education, technologies, and policies can promote health and well-being. We will feature competitive papers, posters, and panels focusing on cutting edge health communication research and applications. Topics will examine sensitive communication in the delivery of care, strategic communication campaigns, evolving health information technologies, interactive health interventions, powerful media representations of health issues, and relevant new health communication programs, policies, and practices.
Pre-conference: Translating Health Communication Research to Promote Public Health Practice: On Thursday, April 16th, the preconference will highlight exemplar programs that translate health communication research into effective public health programs and policies. Leading scholars and public health practitioners will describe innovative, cutting-edge health communication research programs that address important public health issues, present revealing data, and examine implications for promoting public health. There will be rich opportunities for preconference participants to discuss new directions and applications of health communication research for addressing important emerging public health threats. “ (Ankündigung der Veranstalter)