The presentations will be available to all conference registrants from March 1 through March 10; however, we recommend viewing them and posting on the dicussion board during the actual conference dates (March 1-3). Registrants will be emailed a special link to access the presentations and post questions and comments.

Keynote Presentations

K1. Health Literacy for the Digital Age
Presenter: Stacy Robison, Communicate Health

K2. Can a Free Wearable Activity Tracker Change Behavior?
Presenter: Lisa Gualtieri, Tufts University

K3. Frontiers in Tobacco Treatment Research: Maximizing Reach and Efficacy with Communication Technology
Presenter: Lorien Abroms, George Washington University


Featured Presentations


P1. The Importance of Email Marketing (and its use with CRMs)
Presenter: Anthony Antonicello, University of Kentucky, Delivra


P2. Creating an Engaging Shared Decision Making Process: Decision Aids & New Research on Clinical Encounters
Presenters: Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Emmi Solutions; and Dr. Angie Fagerlin, University of Utah, Salt Lake City VA, and Society for Medical Decision Making


P3. What Patients Aren't Telling You: Using Research to Improve Understanding and Engagement
Presenters: Dr. Corey Siegel, Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Emmi Solutions


P4. Using the Claim Framework in a Mobile Environment
Presenter: Catherine Blake, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


P5. How do we normalize putting your baby in a box? An analysis of social media efforts by the Bootheel Babies & Families organization to promote the use of "boxinettes" to reduce infant mortality in the Missouri Bootheel
Presenter: Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs, Southeast Missouri State University


P6. Sustainable Health Changes in Schools
Presenters: Megan O'Meara Diehl and Laura O'Connor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation


P7. Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment and at Home: Research, Education, and Outreach
Presenter: Nancy Holm, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


P8. Alcohol and ‘Hollywood on the Nile’: A Review of Literature and Expert Interviews
Presenter: Arpi Sarkis Khatcherian, American University in Cairo


P9. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Use of Social Media to Create the "Perfect Storm" for Campaign Awareness and Support Among College Students
Presenter: Kate Ksobiech, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


P10. The i-PiCS Project
Presenters: Hedda Meadan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Melinda R. Snodgrass, Hunter College, City University of New York, Moon Y. Chung, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Jamie N. Pearson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


P11. Defining Contextual Features When Coaching Parents of Children with Disabilities
Presenter: Hedda Meadan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


P12. Identifying Communication Barriers in Antimicrobial Stewardship Training Programs for Livestock-based Food Producers
Presenter: Chelsey Ramirez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


P13. Taking Your Communication Skills Out of this World!
Presenter: Jan Spence, Jan Spence & Associates


P14. Communicating & Computing in the Exam Room: An Overview
Presenter: Michele M. Nanchoff, Institute for Healthcare Communication


P15. Communication and Organizational Professionalism in Clinical Settings
Presenter and Author: Louise (Lou) Clark, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


P16. Policy Creation and Electronic Health Records: Assessing Institutional Force Through Communication
Presenter: Jeffrey D. Proulx, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Authors: Jeffrey Proulx, Ann L. Bryan, and John C. Lammers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



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