Research News

Doctoral alumna to receive award for top health communication dissertation

Sherine El-Toukhy, a 2012 doctoral alumna of the school, won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award given by the health communication divisions of the ICA and the NCA.

Doctoral alumnus to be recognized for writing nation’s top mass communication dissertation

Brendan Watson, a 2012 doctoral graduate, will receive the AEJMC’s Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Award at the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., in August. The award is given annually for the best dissertation in mass communication research.

Vaccine campaign launched

Faculty and graduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Interdisciplinary Health Communication (IHC) seminar are working with the South Central North Carolina Partnership for Public Health (SCPPH) on an HPV vaccine campaign with the message, “Vaccinate today. Protect her tomorrow.”