142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Using Social Media to Promote Health (organized by HCWG)

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to reveal the effectiveness of social media as an important communication tool to disseminate evidence based strategies and public health best practices. Audiences will have an opportunity to learn how to conduct, promote, and evaluate social media engagement and outreach. Promoting health behaviors through mechanisms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media to encourage far-reaching dialog around critical health issues.
Session Objectives: Describe the benefits of incorporating social network platform to promote important public health issues. Discuss the impact of integrating academic learning and professional networking via social media to encourage idea exchange and health communications.
Arpita Jindani, MSW, MA

Outbreak Week: A Viral Approach to Preparedness
Jessica Mark, MPH, CPH, Joe Marx, Teresa Mozur, Catherine Andrews, MSJ and Carlos Roig, MA, MSJ
Insightful Visualizations: Leveraging SmokefreeTXT Data to Inform Text Based Health Programs
Mary Schwarz, Shani Taylor, MHS, Kyle Tuberson, Van Dang, Erik Augustson, PhD, MPH and Heather Patrick, PhD

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

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)