Janice Krieger

Eastern and Western medical knowledge can inform each other in the treatment of people in Asia across a wide range of health issues. A new book, Expanding Horizons in Health Communication: An Asian Perspective, brings together health communication scholars from diverse disciplines to present an innovative investigation of Eastern and…

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Posted: July 9, 2020

A new University of Florida transdisciplinary collaboration has been awarded nearly $50,000 to help reduce colorectal cancer screening inequities affecting African-American patients, by optimizing the delivery of a mobile screening intervention. The project, titled A Sociolinguistic-Enabled Web Application to Precision Health Intervention for African Americans, is funded through a $49,004…

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Posted: June 29, 2020

Just when most people have become accustomed to existing recycling practices, municipalities and community members are having to change course due to the 2018 Chinese National Sword policy, which bans most U.S. imported solid waste. As a result, what was once recyclable may no longer be and can cause large…

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Posted: June 15, 2020

Donghee Lee, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, and Janice Krieger, CJC STEM Translational Communication Center director, are the co-authors of “Moving from Directives Toward Audience Empowerment: A Typology of Recycling Communications Strategies of Local Governments” published in Sustainability on March 30. Lee and Krieger…

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Posted: March 31, 2020

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center director, is the recipient of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 2020 Technology Award. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have distinguished themselves by applying innovative, non-commercial technology in health education that can be…

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Posted: March 6, 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

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