Elizabeth Flood-Grady

Recruiting participants for health-related research is always a challenge for researchers and often they turn to social media to help them out with advertising and promoting their needs. But as University of Florida researchers Elizabeth Flood-Grady, Lauren B. Solberg, Claire Baralt, Meghan Meyer, Jeff Stevens, and Janice L. Krieger point…

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Posted: November 30, 2021

UF researchers have collaborated on “Engaging Institutional Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Guidelines for Recruiting Participants in Research Studies Using Social Media: Mixed Methods, Multi-Phase Process” published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research on Aug. 10. In the study, the authors aimed to provide replicable procedures for developing and…

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Posted: October 12, 2021

Deaven Hough, M.A.M.C. 2017, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recruitment specialist and STEM Translational Communication Center Postdoctoral Associate Elizabeth Flood-Grady, are the authors of “Getting Started with Social Media to Recruit Research Participants” published in Clinical Researcher on April 14. Hough…

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Posted: April 20, 2020

Typically, existing decision aids for participation in cancer clinical trials (CCTs) focus on a single treatment option, and do not include information or resources for caregivers. But limited patient awareness and understanding of CCTs could lead, in part, to lack of adequate CCT participation. This is of concern, because clinical…

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Posted: January 2, 2020

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) director, and STCC postdoctoral Associate Elizabeth Flood-Grady, postdoctoral Research Fellow Samantha Paige, undergraduate Research Assistant Zack Savitsky, and doctoral students Donghee Lee and Rachel Damiani collaborated on “A Pilot Study Determining Comprehension and the Acceptability…

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Posted: March 25, 2019

Elizabeth Flood-Grady, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Postdoctoral Research Associate, conducted a webinar on best practices in using social media to recruit participants for clinical research studies. The webinar included three parts: engaging key university stakeholders to develop institutional guidelines for teams interested…

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Posted: August 10, 2018

Family stories about mental illness transmitted from one generation to another can both reinforce stereotypes and yet still teach children important lessons and expectations about the management of such illnesses, according to a new pilot study. This area of study may help explain the role family communication plays in young…

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Posted: June 26, 2018