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Eric Cooks, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate - STEM Translational Communication Center

Office: 2044 Weimer Phone: 352-273-2152 Email: Twitter: @EricCooks2


Dr. Eric J. Cooks is a communication scientist whose research explores the ways in which technology-mediated communication can address cancer health disparities.  His research takes a social influence approach to examine how virtual human technology (VHT) can be leveraged to promote cancer screening. Dr. Cooks’ current research is supported by an NIH T32 fellowship and is focused on intervention development to support the needs of younger patients, along with patient choice.