Janice Krieger

A health research study is a critical first step for making innovative scientific findings usable in the real medical world. Because one treatment does not work equally for everyone, it is important to include participants of all types and backgrounds in research studies to find what works best for people…

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Posted: July 22, 2019

Mobile health (“mHealth”) technology affords patients the opportunity to get the medical expertise they need without a physical visit to a practitioner’s office or a run to the emergency room, saving both time and money. But, for it to be truly worthwhile, the technology must be accessible to patients and…

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Posted: July 2, 2019

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) director, and Samantha Paige, STCC postdoctoral research fellow, are the authors of “Recruitment in Online Research for COPD: Leveraging Social Media and Research Registries” published in ERJ Open Research 2019. In article, Paige, who is…

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Posted: April 9, 2019

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

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center director, is a co-author on “Panel-Based Exhibit Using Participatory Design Elements May Motivate Behavior Change” published on Feb. 2 in the Journal of Science Communication. The research paper by Krieger, Lisa Lundgren, Kathryn Stofer, Betty Dunckel,…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger has received a UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) $70,000 Pilot Project Award to study the perceptions of breast cancer survivors towards physical activity during and after treatment and the role of online social networks. She will serve as co-principal investigator along with François Modave, UF College of Medicine mHealth Lab director.

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Posted: March 5, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Health Communication Doctoral student Rachel Damiani won top honors for research presented at UF Health Cancer Center Research Day in Nov. 2017. Damiani presented the winning poster for the study “Bridging the Divide Between the ‘Regular Joe’ and Scientists: Exploring How Citizen…

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Posted: December 21, 2017

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center director, along with three team members, received funding to participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SPeeding Research-tested INTerventions (SPRINT) program. The SPRINT program trains scientists and engineers to expedite the transfer or commercialization of cancer…

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Posted: December 11, 2017

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) faculty members have received UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Population Science (CPS) awards to support two pilot projects. Jordan Alpert, Advertising assistant professor, will serve as principal investigator and Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund, will…

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Posted: December 7, 2017

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center director, was one of six contributors to a research paper referenced in “When the Teenager Asks, ‘Did You Smoke Weed?’” published in The New York Times on Oct. 19. The paper, Parental Messages about Substance Use…

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Posted: October 25, 2017

It’s a challenge troubling health organizations for decades: what is the most effective way to communicate important information about health risks to the public? In research published last August in the Journal of Language and Social Psychology, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications researchers Jordan M. Neil, Ph.D.…

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Posted: October 25, 2017

By Janice Krieger In 2016, the National Cancer Institute launched the Cancer Moonshot with the goal of ending cancer. Increasing the financial resources available for cancer research is a crucial step for improving scientific understanding of the disease, as well as advancing the clinical availability of new tools for treating…

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Posted: October 25, 2017