Carla Fisher

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, received a UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. The award provides $5,000 in support of research. Fisher was one of the 10 assistant professors, from a pool of 20 across campus, who received the award this year.…

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Posted: April 27, 2017

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, has received a $345,000 grant from the NIH/NIEHS (Breast Cancer and the Environment Communication Research Initiative). The two-year R21 (exploratory or developmental) grant begins on May 1. Fisher is principal investigator (PI) for UF and co-PI with a colleague…

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Posted: April 20, 2017

A diagnosis of breast cancer is devastating news for a mother and daughter. Often the information can cause a strain in their communication, while at the same time they want to support each other and take on the disease together. Breast cancer patients who know what information to share and how…

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Posted: January 23, 2017

Dr. Carla Fisher, assistant professor in the UF College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department and affiliate member of the STEM Translational Communication Center, was honored for her research at the 2016 UF Health Cancer Center Research Day. Her poster presentation, Experiences of “Openness” Between Mothers & Daughters during Breast…

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Posted: November 8, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications announced that Dr. Carla Fisher will be joining the College in Fall 2016 as assistant professor in the Advertising Department. Fisher is currently an assistant professor at George Mason University’s Department of Communication and Center for Health & Risk Communication and affiliate faculty with…

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Posted: January 6, 2016