STEM Translational Communication Center

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations associate professor, was featured in “LLS-Funded Study Aims to Support Caregivers,” a Nov. 2019 blog post on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) website. Bylund and Carla Fisher, UFCJC Advertising associate professor, received a three-year, $323,000 grant…

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Posted: November 19, 2019

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) associate professor of Public Relations and in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UF College of Medicine , is the co-author of “Review of the Patient-Centered Communication Landscape in Multiple Myeloma and Other Hematologic Malignancies” published in…

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Posted: May 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

Pedro Ylisastigui has joined the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) as research coordinator. He will work on various projects including the $3.04 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that is testing the efficacy of using virtual technology to…

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Posted: March 29, 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

Elizabeth Flood-Grady, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Postdoctoral Research Associate, conducted a webinar on best practices in using social media to recruit participants for clinical research studies. The webinar included three parts: engaging key university stakeholders to develop institutional guidelines for teams interested…

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Posted: August 10, 2018

Family stories about mental illness transmitted from one generation to another can both reinforce stereotypes and yet still teach children important lessons and expectations about the management of such illnesses, according to a new pilot study. This area of study may help explain the role family communication plays in young…

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Posted: June 26, 2018

In the ever-advancing world of medicine, access to a cutting-edge clinical trial treatment can help determine a cancer patient’s future. Although 20 percent of cancer patients are eligible for treatment clinical trials, participation hovers around three to five percent. Moreover, patients from racial and ethnic minority groups and underserved populations…

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Posted: March 28, 2018

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications cancer communication scholar and Public Relations associate professor, was featured in The Bloodline LLS podcast on “Effective Communication with Cancer Care” posted on stitcher.com on Jan. 7. During the podcast, Bylund talks about the importance of good patient/doctor communication. She…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, was featured in “To Beat Cancer Talk to Your Family” published in Folks – A Pillpack Magazine on Jan. 2. In the article, Fisher speaks on the importance of family communication after a cancer diagnosis and stresses…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, was recently elected to the AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute Advisory Committee.​ AcademyHealth is the leading national organization for health services research and policy. The Institute helps the field of health services…

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Posted: December 12, 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