Janice Krieger

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty from the Departments of Advertising and Public Relations recently received promotions. Janice Krieger, STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) director, has been promoted to full professor of Advertising. Rita Linjuan Men is now a tenured associate professor of Public Relations and…

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Posted: June 28, 2017

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The Language of Empathy

Showing empathy is critical for medical practitioners who often have to discuss sensitive medical information with patients. Patients are more willing to share details when they feel like their provider cares about them. This leads to better overall health outcomes. In a recent study, University of Florida College of Journalism…

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Posted: March 28, 2017

University of Florida STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger and a team of researchers have been awarded a $3.04 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test the efficacy of using virtual technology to increase colorectal cancer screening among rural and minority patients. This is…

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Posted: January 31, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Associate Professor Janice Krieger, director of the Stem Translational Communication Center (STCC), was guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Language and Social Psychology. The special issue highlights “the ways in which science communication, and in particular translational…

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Posted: January 5, 2017

The STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) has formed an exciting new collaboration with a non-governmental organization from Dhaka, Bangladesh as part of the STCC’s commitment to serving diverse and global societies. The STCC now has a cooperative agreement with the Amader Gram Cancer Care and Research Center to promote translational…

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Posted: September 29, 2016

Janice Krieger, UF College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director, and Yulia Strekalova, UF CJC Director of Grants Development, collaborated with two ShadowHealth researchers to publish an online article in Wolters Kluwer Health Nurse Educator. The Aug. 3 article, “Empathic Communication in Virtual Education for Nursing Students:…

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Posted: August 12, 2016

The University of Florida has granted center status to the College of Journalism and Communications’ STEM Translational Communication Research program. The new center will be called the STEM Translational Communication Center. The Center’s mission, as articulated in the proposal to the UF administration, is to “develop innovative strategies for bridging…

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Posted: April 11, 2016

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ Yulia Strekalova, director of grants development and Ph.D. student, and Janice Krieger, director of the STEM Translational Communication Research program, published an article in the Journal of Cancer Education titled “A Picture Really is Worth a Thousand Words: Public Engagement with…

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Posted: September 17, 2015

Dr. Janice Krieger, director of the CJC STEM Translational Communication Research program, is the recipient of the 2015 UF Foundation Preeminence Term Professorship. The professorship, one of two awarded by the Foundation, recognizes extraordinary accomplishments by individuals and the prestige they bring to the University. The designation includes a $25,000…

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Posted: September 4, 2015

Congratulations to professors, Dr. Amy Jo Coffey and Dr. Janice Krieger, on their acceptance into two prestigious University of Florida leadership programs. Amy Jo will be one of only 15 participants selected to participate in the UF Academy. Designed for emerging leaders at UF, the Academy is a nine-month program focusing…

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Posted: June 2, 2015

Below is a list of conference papers by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students that were accepted and will be presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Other conference roles are also noted.) ICA is a leading…

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Posted: May 18, 2015

An expert on health and interpersonal communication will join the University of Florida to direct the development of the STEM Translational Communication Program at the College of Journalism and Communications, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today. Janice L. Krieger is being hired as part of UF Rising, the university’s push to…

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Posted: June 19, 2014