4273.0 Social Media Exposure and Health Behaviors (organized by HCWG)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
This session will examine how social media activities - including Twitter, online social networking, and webinars - can influence health attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain how individuals are using social media activities to share health information. 2. Identify creative media strategies for reaching individuals and influencing health behaviors. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of new media interventions and educational programs.
Renata Schiavo, PhD, MA

Board 2
Evaluation of The Employer Webinar: “Why You Should Hire a Certified Health Education Specialist?”
Beth Chaney, PhD, MCHES, Melissa A. Rehrig, MPH, MCHES, Audrey Shively, MSHSE, MCHES and Enmanuel Chavarria, MS
Board 3
Fostering Collaboration Through On-going Twitter Chats
Melissa Beaupierre, MPH, CPH, Cynthia Newcomer and F. E. Harrison, MBA, PMP
Board 5
Buzz on social network sites to promote leisure-time physical activity among college students: Fad or fabulous?
Ni Zhang, Shelly Campo, PhD, Kathleen Janz, EdD, Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RD, Petya Eckler, PhD and Jingzhen Yang, PhD, MPH
Board 6
Board 7
Adolescent Social Influences and Smoking: A new framework through the lens of Social Media
Grace Huang, MPH, Dena Rifahie and Thomas W. Valente, PhD
Board 9
Investing in usability testing to create dynamic educational materials for minority audiences: The story of the Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer brochure
Amanda Kraiger, MHS, Silvia Inez Salazar, MPA, Saloni Nayar, MPH, Jennifer K. Loukissas, MPP, Porcia B. Love, MD, Mary C. Fraser, RN, MA and Margaret A. Tucker, MD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs