Date: March 11 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative presents its fourth Health Communication Innovation webinar. This installment will focus on the design and implementation of social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) campaigns designed to reach youth. Presentations and demos will explore the nuances of developing campaigns intended for youth and examples of campaigns that have successfully reached and engaged youth in innovative ways. Panelists include:

  • "Dr. Amy Knoblock-Hahn, registered dietitian at the VA [Veterans Administration] St. Louis [Missouri (MO), United States (US)] Health Care System and faculty at Saint Louis University and Fontbonne University [St. Louis, MO, US], works with chronic disease self-management programming. Dr. Knoblock-Hahn has research experience with user-centered design technology and the application of such technology to overweight and obese adolescent populations.
  • Maggie Silver, Health Communication Specialist for the Centers for Disease Control, conducts media relations, public health messaging, and internal communications. She is a key contributor to CDC's [the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] award winning zombie apocalypse campaign and manages the CDC blog, Public Health Matters.
  • Dr. Regina Traoré-Série, Resident Advisor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs, has had extensive experience with teaching and managing behavior change communication campaigns. She has worked on numerous projects in West Africa including Santé Familiale ET Prévention du SIDA (SFPS) and has served as Director for Center for Research and Communication (CERCOM)."

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