Online Program

Uses of Social Media for Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Social determinants of health are those factors such as housing and nutrition that contribute the well-being of individuals. Social media can be useful tools in measuring the impact of social determinants on health, and this session will explore how some communities are making this happen.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session participants should be able to: describe possible impact of social media on the social determinants of health.

Use of social media by local public health agencies and variation by agency characteristics   
Nilam Patel, Gulzar Shah, PhD, MStat, MS, Ravneet Kaur, MBA, Kimberly McCreary and Bushra Shah

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology Center (HIIT Center)
Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers