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Public health touches us all where we live, learn, work and play. But did you know that a key component of public health is messaging and communication? Drawing on a rich journalism heritage, the HCRC uses evidence- based communication tools to help strengthen public health for stronger Missouri communities.

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University of Missouri School of Journalism
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Columbia, MO 65201
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HCRC Garners New Funding

Health Communication Research Center

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Health Communication Research Center at the Missouri School of Journalism continued its funding roll, adding two projects at the end of 2011 – one dealing with diabetes and the other with nutrition. These two projects bring the HCRC to a total of 12 grant or contract funded projects in 2012.

CDC’s Nowak Named Inaugural Mizzou Advantage Distinguished Scholar

Health Communication Research Center

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Glen NowakThe HCRC will add a new face in 2012 in Dr. Glen Nowak, senior advisor to Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nowak is the inaugural Mizzou Advantage Distinguished Scholar. During the 2012 calendar year, Nowak will assist and provide guidance to the HCRC and the Missouri School of Journalism with collaboration and involvement in public health issues, share his expertise with University of Missouri students, faculty and staff.

HCRC Names New Director

Health Communication Research Center

Sunday, January 1, 2012

When Glen T. Cameron, Ph.D., founded the Health Communication Research Center at the Missouri School of Journalism in 2003, it was a small operation. There was one part-time staff member, several PhD students, and funding from two grants.