STEM Translational Communication Center

The STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) at the University of Florida today announced that Taylor Ashley has joined the Center as a postbaccalaureate research assistant. The appointment is effective from June 24, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Ashley is joining the Center as part of UF Health Cancer Center’s Postbaccalaureate…

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Posted: June 29, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger is the lead author of “A Pilot Study Examining the Efficacy of Delivering Colorectal Cancer Screening Messages via Virtual Health Assistants” published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on April 20. Krieger, Danyell Wilson-Howard,…

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Posted: April 21, 2021

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States. While mortality rates can be cut in half by simply ensuring that patients adhere to current screening guidelines, many people do not take appropriate steps to educate themselves and take advantage of…

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Posted: March 11, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger is a co-author of “An Electronic Tool to Support Patient-Centered Broad Consent: A Multi-Arm Randomized Clinical Trial in Family Medicine” published in the Annals of Family Medicine on Jan. 11. Krieger, Elizabeth Golembiewski, Arch Mainous,…

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Posted: January 12, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger is the senior author of “Internet-Based Tailored Virtual Human Health Intervention to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening: Design Guidelines from Two Users” published in the Journal of Multimodal User Interfaces on Jan. 2. Krieger, Mohan Zalake,…

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Posted: January 11, 2021

Vaughan James Participates in Science for the People Podcast Vaughan James, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student and STEM Translational Communications Center research assistant, is featured in “Science Communication in Creative Places,” an episode of the Science for the People podcast series posted on Oct. 19.…

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Posted: October 27, 2020

University of Florida STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) post-doctoral associate Melissa Vilaro and STEM Center Director Janice Krieger  are the co-authors of “Tailoring Virtual Human-Delivered Interventions: A Digital Intervention Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening for Black Women” published in the Journal of Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer on Sept.…

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Posted: September 15, 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

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

Deaven Hough, M.A.M.C. 2017, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recruitment specialist and STEM Translational Communication Center Postdoctoral Associate Elizabeth Flood-Grady, are the authors of “Getting Started with Social Media to Recruit Research Participants” published in Clinical Researcher on April 14. Hough…

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Posted: April 20, 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