Ann Christiano

This article originally appeared in The Conversation on Sept. 24, 2021.  The article was written by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications Post-Doctoral Associate Jack Barry, Director Ann Christiano and Research Director Annie Neimand. Are workplace vaccine mandates prompting some employees to quit…

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Posted: September 26, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, was featured in the “Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy” broadcast on Orlando, Florida, public radio station WMFE-FM on Aug. 13. Christiano, Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, and Center Research Director Annie Neimand…

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Posted: August 13, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, Center Research Director Annie Neimand, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, are three of the co-authors of Invest in Trust: A Guide for Building COVID-19 Vaccine Trust and Increasing Vaccination…

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Posted: May 27, 2021

The Center for Public Interest Communications at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on April 23, 2021 was mentioned in the White House press briefing by the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Response Team and public health officials. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy reported that “The National Association of…

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Posted: April 26, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, were quoted in “How to Talk to Employees About Vaccines” published on the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) website on April 13. Christiano and…

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Posted: April 19, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, is quoted in “In the COIVD-19 Vaccine Push, No One is Speaking Gen Z’s Language” published on statnews.com on April 8. The article focuses on the lack of useful COVID-19 information from federal or…

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Posted: April 9, 2021

The Center for Public Interest Communications and The Agency , located in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, on Feb. 26 conducted a virtual presentation, “Healthy Gainesville: Research Finding and Strategic Recommendations,” for the National League of Cities University Communities Council meeting on their mask-wearing campaign collaboration…

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Posted: March 2, 2021

Despite more than 450,000 deaths from COVID-19 so far in the U.S., nearly a third of Americans say they definitely or probably will not get the vaccine, according to a recent Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs survey. If those numbers hold, it will be well short of the number…

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Posted: February 14, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, Telecommunication senior Sammie Green and Stephanie Strickland, B.S. Telecommunication 2020, were quoted in “UF Student Marketing Plan Encourages Masks in Bars to Stave Off COVID” published in The Gainesville Sun on Jan. 29. The…

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Posted: February 3, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, were featured in the GovExec Daily podcast “Establishing Public Trust in a Vaccine” on Dec. 7. Christiano and Barry discuss how officials can promote…

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Posted: December 8, 2020

This article was originally published in The Conversation on Nov. 4, 2020. The article was written by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications Director Ann Christiano and Post-doctoral Research Associate Jack Barry.  Featured image above by Scott Eisen via Getty Images. The pharmaceutical…

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Posted: December 1, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, are the authors of “Coronavirus Vaccines: Health Experts Identify Ways to Build Public Trust” published on The Conversation on Nov. 24. Christiano and Barry…

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Posted: November 25, 2020