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The University of Florida’s STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) and the UF Health Cancer Center invite applications for a twelve-month, tenured Associate Professor with expertise in cancer communication and translation to begin on August 2018. The successful candidate will be actively engaged in both the STCC in the College of…

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Posted: April 16, 2018

The STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral associate. The postdoctoral associate will join a vibrant research team comprised of faculty, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students. The successful applicant will work as a liaison between the STCC and the UF Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute…

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Posted: March 22, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Health Communication doctoral student Rachel Damiani received top honors at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2018 Student Poster Competition in the Science and Society category for “Relating to Researchers: How Citizen Scientists Invest in Learning the Language of…

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Posted: March 9, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ STEM Translational Communication Center and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) announced application dates for their 2018 Translational Communication Research Pilot Project Awards to support the growth of interdisciplinary and investigator-initiated translational communication research across the University’s range of scientific disciplines.

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Posted: March 9, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger has received a UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) $70,000 Pilot Project Award to study the perceptions of breast cancer survivors towards physical activity during and after treatment and the role of online social networks. She…

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Posted: March 5, 2018

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications cancer communication scholar and Public Relations associate professor, was featured in The Bloodline LLS podcast on “Effective Communication with Cancer Care” posted on stitcher.com on Jan. 7. During the podcast, Bylund talks about the importance of good patient/doctor communication. She…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, was featured in “To Beat Cancer Talk to Your Family” published in Folks – A Pillpack Magazine on Jan. 2. In the article, Fisher speaks on the importance of family communication after a cancer diagnosis and stresses…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Health Communication Doctoral student Rachel Damiani won top honors for research presented at UF Health Cancer Center Research Day in Nov. 2017. Damiani presented the winning poster for the study “Bridging the Divide Between the ‘Regular Joe’ and Scientists: Exploring How Citizen…

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Posted: December 21, 2017

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, was recently elected to the AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute Advisory Committee.​ AcademyHealth is the leading national organization for health services research and policy. The Institute helps the field of health services…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center director, along with three team members, received funding to participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SPeeding Research-tested INTerventions (SPRINT) program. The SPRINT program trains scientists and engineers to expedite the transfer or commercialization of cancer…

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Posted: December 11, 2017