Jordan Alpert

Wearable devices such as smartwatches could play an increasingly important role in healthcare. Used by patients to track their own clinically-relevant measurable outcomes—such as physical activity, pain, and heart rate—this information has also been shown to foster improved doctor-patient communication and coordination, and improve patient accountability and engagement. But providers…

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Posted: October 5, 2020

Samantha Page, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center post-doctoral associate, Jordan Alpert, Advertising assistant professor, and Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, are the co-authors of “Fatalistic Cancer…

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Posted: July 10, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, and Jordan Alpert, CJC Advertising assistant professor, are the recipients of a pilot grant through the UF…

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Posted: May 27, 2020

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is one of 10 recipients of a 2020 UF’s Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. The awards honor junior faculty and recognize excellence in research. Each award is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research that…

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Posted: May 12, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students presented their research at the 2019 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) hosted by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) and EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare in San Diego from Oct. 27-30. Four CJC faculty…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen and Alyssa Jaisle, Ph.D. 2019, are the authors of “A Content Analysis of the Promotional Strategies Employed by E-Cigarette Brands on Twitter” published in the journal, Health Marketing Quarterly on Nov. 7.…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

There are now more than 450 electronic cigarette (e-cig) brands on the market and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that the use of e-cigs – or vaping – among young adults has reached “an epidemic proportion.” Recently, there have been several deaths associated with vaping. The…

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Posted: October 2, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen and doctoral student Kelsy-Ann Adams are the authors of “E-cigarettes and Social Media: Attitudes and Perceptions of Young Adults to Social Media Messages” published in Addiction Research & Theory on Sept. 16.…

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Posted: September 16, 2019

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “Patient Access to Clinical Notes in Oncology: A Mixed Method Analysis of Oncologists’ Attitudes to Linguistic Characteristics Towards Notes” published in Patient Education and Counseling in May 2019. Alpert, and co-authors Bonny Morris, Maria…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising  Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert and Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund‘s article on “Twenty–first Century Bedside Manner: Exploring Patient-Centered Communication in Secure Messaging with Cancer Patients,” was published in the Journal of Cancer Education in July 2019. The article explored use of…

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Posted: July 26, 2019

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

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Assistant Professors Jordan Alpert and Huan Chen have received funding from the Dean’s Seed Money Initiative to investigate e-cigarette messaging on social media. Alpert and Chen will examine how e-cig brands use social media to market their products and entice young…

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Posted: November 7, 2017