3415.0 The Role of Social Media in Public Health

Monday, October 29, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Want to create a buzz around your communications campaign? This session is designed to help enhance visibility of public health issues by leveraging social media tools within a communications campaign. The panel will share best practices on how to use new media to engage and educate key audiences about a range of public health concerns and opportunities. Learn more about how to use tools such as blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, Twitter, mobile texting and more to reach a whole new audience and foster effective two-way communication.
Session Objectives: Explain how to use social media tools. Describe best practices on how to engage key health bloggers (or become one!) and build a dialogue with a wide audience through new media tools.

Blogging for "The Public's Health"
Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH

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