HCRC part of $4.5M AHRQ health care research grant

The Health Communication Research Center’s co-director Glen Cameron, PhD, was part of an interdisciplinary University of Missouri team that recently announced a new $4.5 million grant to help study patient centered outcomes. Funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the grant is a five-year project that will … Continue reading

HCRC’s health communication work featured in Kansas City

The Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) recently presented its work on the SKIP the Salt, Help the Heart campaign as part of a health equity data meeting in Kansas City. Sponsored by the REACH Healthcare Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative, … Continue reading

Call for 2014 Smith/Patterson Fellowship Applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Smith/Patterson Fellowship. The Smith/Patterson Fellowship is designed for early health/science journalists and communicators. The fellowship helps a currently-enrolled or just graduated Master’s student gain hands-on experience in communicating science, health, and technology through hand-on experience with real-world projects. The fellowship program challenges … Continue reading

HCRC’s Cameron receives honor for outstanding achievements

The Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) is proud to congratulate founder and co-director, Glen T. Cameron, on his recent honor from the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA). One of four honorees at the October 18th event, Cameron was recognized for his outstanding achievements as a faculty member and researcher at the … Continue reading

Parting thoughts

This blog post is written by 2013 Smith/Patterson Fellow Ian Branam. I can tell you every single statistic pertaining to secondhand smoke, the number of health care dollars smoking-related illnesses cost Missouri every year, and the number of teens that become daily smokers every year. How many fewer nonsmokers would … Continue reading

Students Recognized for Their Photography and Advocacy Work In Photovoice Missouri

COLUMBIA, MO. – Three Missouri students were recognized for their work in a statewide project, Photovoice Missouri, a program for Missouri’s middle and high school students to take photos, write captions and use that work to advocate for positive health changes in their communities. Paige Carlyle and Ashley Bichsel, both … Continue reading

Master’s Student Ian Branam Selected as HCRC’s Fellow

Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2013) — Ian Branam, a graduate student from the Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Georgia in Atlanta, will serve as the Smith/Patterson Summer Fellow. He was selected after a national search and will work with the team at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Health Communication … Continue reading

Journalism Student Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Internship

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2013) – Missouri School of Journalism senior Xiaoyu Cui will have the opportunity to combine her interests in journalism and science during a summer internship at the National Science Foundation (NSF) She will work with NSF’s Office of Legislative and Public Affairs in Arlington, Va., on … Continue reading