Jack Barry

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 “This Untapped Tool Could Help Boost Vaccination Rates” published in Barron’s on Jan. 27. Christiano and Barry write about the…

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Posted: January 28, 2022

This article originally appeared in Barron’s on Jan. 27, 2022. To read the full article, visit: https://www.barrons.com/articles/this-untapped-tool-could-help-boost-vaccination-rates-51643231633?tesla=y.  The recent failure of workplace vaccine mandates in the Supreme Court means we have to look for fresh ideas to get the last third of Americans vaccinated. Here’s a tool no one has tried: activating…

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Posted: January 28, 2022

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, 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

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, 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

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, collaborated with four scholars for “An Urgent Plea to Philanthropy: Help Us Persuade People to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine” published in The Chronicle of…

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Posted: November 20, 2020