Amanda Kastrinos

Parents have a long history of struggling with sharing “the facts of life” with their children. This discomfort with talking about sex among families, and specifically with teens, is an international phenomenon. Researchers at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications reviewed previous research of parents discussing adolescent…

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Posted: November 30, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Amanda Kastrinos will receive the coveted UF Health Cancer Center 2020 Pre-Doctoral Award to support her research in health and family communication primarily focusing on cancer coping and caregiving. The award, selected by a committee UF Health Cancer Center faculty,…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, is the co-author of “International Barriers to Parent-Child Communication About Sexual and Reproductive Health Topics: A Qualitative Systemic…

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Posted: September 8, 2020