Jordan Alpert

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, will present the findings of his recent article “Vaping and Instagram: A Context Analysis of e-Cigarette Posts Using the Content Appealing to Youth (CAY) Index” at the Research Into Action webinar on Aug. 26. The event is…

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Posted: August 23, 2021

The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, or vaping, has skyrocketed over the past several years, particularly among 18–24-year-olds, in what the Federal Drug Administration has called an epidemic. While vaping may be beneficial for reducing the consumption of traditional cigarettes, research suggests that this practice can negatively affect academic…

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Posted: May 14, 2021

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, and CJC doctoral student Aantaki Raisa are two of the co-authors of “When Text Simplification is Not Enough: Could a Graph-Based Visualization Facilitate Consumers’ Comprehension of Dietary Supplement Information?” published in JAMIA Open on April 4. Co-authors…

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Posted: April 9, 2021

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen, doctoral students Yoo Jin Chung and Yu Angela Mu and University of West Florida Assistant Professor Heather Riddell are the co-authors of “Vaping and Instagram: A Content Analysis of e-Cigarette Posts Using…

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Posted: March 22, 2021

COVID-19 has greatly affected cancer care. During the onset of the pandemic, clinicians and patients faced uncertainty about the safety of meeting face-to-face and continuing treatment. Protocols were altered and clinicians were thrust into using new technology to communicate with patients. Telemedicine became standard practice, even though it was rarely…

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Posted: February 24, 2021

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “The Causal Relationship Between Portal Usage and Self-Efficacious Health Information–Seeking Behaviors: Secondary Analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey Data” published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research on Jan. 27. Alpert,…

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Posted: February 2, 2021

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, and Carma Bylund, CJC Public Relations professor and professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, are the co-authors of “Improving secure messaging: A Framework for Support, Partnership & Information-Giving Communicating…

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Posted: December 7, 2020

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is co-author of “A Simulated Graphical Interface for Integrating Patient-Generated Health Data from Smartwatches With Electronic Health Records: Usability Study” published in JMIR Human Factors on Oct. 30. Alpert, Naga Prabhaker Kota, Sanjay Ranka, Tonatiuh Mendoza, Lawrence…

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Posted: November 2, 2020

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is one of 31 co-authors of “Innovations in Geroscience to Enhance Mobility in Older Adults” published in Experimental Gerontology on Oct. 22. The article features a review on the evolving interventional approaches to enhance mobility in the…

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Posted: October 27, 2020

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