Carla Fisher

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, was featured in “Communication Tools Support Breast Cancer Prevention Efforts” published in NIEHS News Environmental Factor March 2020 edition. Fisher’s NIH/NIEHS R21 grant funded research project, in collaboration with Kevin Wright from George Mason University, showed how…

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Posted: March 4, 2020

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, participated in a podcast for the NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Environmental Health Chat series on Dec. 23. “Harnessing Social Media to Share Science on Breast Cancer and the Environment” featured information on how health…

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Posted: February 12, 2020

Through effective environmental health communication, people may become motivated to reduce, mitigate, or prevent environmental exposures that can lead to poor health. Accuracy in communication is critical to reducing uncertainty and increasing understanding about complex issues. Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. It has both…

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Posted: February 10, 2020

  Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor and a full member of the UF Health Center, is the co-author of “Culturally Appropriate Breast Cancer and Environment Risk Messages: Targeting Racially and Ethnically Diverse Mothers” published in the Journal of Cancer Education on Dec.…

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Posted: December 13, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Talking About Sexual Health During Survivorship: Understanding What Shapes Breast Cancer Survivors’ Willingness to Communicate with Providers” published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 2019. Fisher, along with Mollie Rose Canzona, Kevin Wright…

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Posted: November 22, 2019

Despite being used more and more as a treatment complementary to conventional care, acupuncture is still unfamiliar to a large segment of the population. Family medicine physicians have also just begun to integrate medical acupuncture into their conventional medical settings. One way to help physicians communicate information and understanding about…

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Posted: November 21, 2019

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations associate professor, was featured in “LLS-Funded Study Aims to Support Caregivers,” a Nov. 2019 blog post on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) website. Bylund and Carla Fisher, UFCJC Advertising associate professor, received a three-year, $323,000 grant…

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Posted: November 19, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students presented their research at the 2019 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) hosted by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) and EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare in San Diego from Oct. 27-30. Four CJC faculty…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Explaining Acupuncture in Family Medicine: Patients’ and Physicians’ Use of Metaphor” published in the Journal of Communication in Healthcare on Nov. 4. The article, by Fisher and  Christy J. W. Ledford and…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Uncertainty and Previvors’ Cancer Risk Management: Understanding the Decision-Making Process” published online in the Journal of Applied Communication Research on Aug. 25. The article by Fisher and co-author Marleah Dean focuses on capturing…

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Posted: August 28, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Teach-Back Experience and Hospitalization Risk Among Patients with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: a Matched Cohort Study” published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine on Aug. 5. Fisher, with co-authors Young-Rock Hong, Michelle…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students presented their research at the UF Institute on Aging (IOA) Research Day on June 18. Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund, Advertising Associate Professor Carla Fisher, and doctoral students Amanda Kastrinos, Michaela Devyn Mullis, Greenberr​y “Tripp” Taylor and…

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Posted: June 19, 2019