Carma Bylund

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty, Carma Bylund, Yu-Hao Lee, Matt Sheehan and Tim Sorel, have recently been promoted and two were granted tenure. Bylund was granted tenure and is now a full professor in the Public Relations Department. She is also an associate professor in…

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Posted: June 23, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, and Jordan Alpert, CJC Advertising assistant professor, are the recipients of a pilot grant through the UF…

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Posted: May 27, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, and Melissa Armstrong, UF College of Medicine associate professor of Neurology, have been awarded a $375,000 grant…

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Posted: May 18, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, has been named associate editor for Patient Education & Counseling, an interdisciplinary, international journal for patient education…

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Posted: May 15, 2020

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

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations associate professor, is the co-author of “The Professional Interpreter’s Effect on Empathetic Communication in Medical Consultations: A Qualitative Analysis of Interaction” published in Patient Education and Counseling on Oct 1. Bylund, along with Demi Krystallidou and Peter Pype,…

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Posted: October 8, 2019

The impact of stress on medical residents continues to be a major concern in the medical community, given that the well-being of practitioners is critical for the quality and safety of patient care. Factors such as heavy patient workload, long working hours, poor work environments, lack of social support, and…

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Posted: August 29, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund is part of a research team that received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to evaluate simple interventions aimed at health care providers and parents that could substantially boost vaccine rates…

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Posted: July 31, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising  Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert and Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund‘s article on “Twenty–first Century Bedside Manner: Exploring Patient-Centered Communication in Secure Messaging with Cancer Patients,” was published in the Journal of Cancer Education in July 2019. The article explored use of…

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Posted: July 26, 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

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) associate professor of Public Relations and in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UF College of Medicine , is the co-author of “Review of the Patient-Centered Communication Landscape in Multiple Myeloma and Other Hematologic Malignancies” published in…

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Posted: May 2, 2019