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A COVID-19 Communication Training: Principles of Health Literacy and Risk Communication
September 21, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PDT
Are you interested in growing your scientific communication skills? Join featured speakers, Linda Neuhauser, DrPH, MPH, and John Swartzberg, MD, as they share principles of health literacy and risk communication in the age of COVID-19. They will share strategies to promote health literacy, as well as the challenges communicating with the public using print, video and radio media. Come ready to engage and learn.
This training is open to graduate and undergraduate students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members.
Linda Neuhauser, DrPH, MPH is a Clinical Professor of Community Health Sciences at the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (California, USA) and is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanjing Youdian University (Nanjing, China). She is also a Co-Principal Investigator of the Health Research for Action center at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Her teaching, research, and practice are focused on using participatory methods across disciplines and societal sectors to engage diverse groups to identify and solve problems. She has been an international leader in advancing health literacy, risk communication, and other public health areas of research and practice in large-scale projects.
*Hosted by Cal Student Assistance for Public Health (Cal STAPH), the Center for Public Health Practice and Leadership (CPHPL), Black Advocates for Equity & Health (BAEH), and Student Collaborative for Impact Leadership (SCIL) at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
John Swartzberg, MD, is a clinical professor emeritus at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. He chairs the editorial board of the School of Public Health’s Health & Wellness Publications. He is a past director of the UC Berkeley–UCSF Joint Medical Program and continues to teach in that program. For two years, he was President of UC Berkeley’s Emeriti Association. Swartzberg is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Before joining UC Berkeley’s faculty part-time in 1980 and full time since 2001, he spent 30 years in clinical practice. He is also the hospital epidemiologist and chair of the infection control committee at the Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley.
Hosted by Cal Student Assistance for Public Health (Cal STAPH), the Center for Public Health Practice and Leadership (CPHPL), Black Advocates for Equity & Health (BAEH), and Student Collaborative for Impact Leadership (SCIL) at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
Register here by September 20
Zoom link to be shared after registration.