Visualizing Location Based Social Media Data: The Development of New Tools for Research and Practice
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Environmental health sciences
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe 3 ways in which online social media has provided new outlets for community groups and public health agencies to communicate with each other during large-scale disasters. Explain how instantaneous resource and information exchange between residents and public health agencies can be facilitated. Identify 3 best practices for usage of online social media during catastrophic events.
Keyword(s): Technology, Disasters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 10 years of experiencing working in public health, particularly within the field of online social media, as an instructional designer and as an associate research scientist. This abstract pertains to the usage of online social media among public health agencies, which I am directly involved with, as part of a CDC preparedness and emergency response learning center grant.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.