Social Communication Strategies for Public Health

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Date Developed: 05/17/2016. Source: Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Presenter(s): Brittany Seymour. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.


In this talk, Dr. Brittany Seymour -- Assistant Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Berkman Fellow -- examines three big data case analyses (water fluoridation, the Ebola epidemic, and childhood vaccinations) to explore ways to employ network science to develop social communication strategies for public health that utilize effective Internet tools.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.