Thursday, April 14 Pre-Conference

  1. 8:00 – 9:15

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast, Patterson Ballroom Foyer, Lower Level B

  2. 9:15 – 9:30

    • Welcome and Introductions, Patterson Ballroom B-D, Lower Level B

  3. 9:30 – 10:15

      • Susan Peterson, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  4. 10:15 – 11:00

      • Eun Kyoung Choe, Pennsylvania State University
  5. 11:00 – 11:30

    • Break

  6. 11:30 – 12:30

    • Lunch, Regency Ballroom, Lobby Level

  7. 12:30 – 1:15

      • Josef Ruzek, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  8. 1:15 – 2:00

      • Melissa Stockwell, Columbia University
  9. 2:00 – 2:15

    • Break

  10. 2:15 – 3:45

    • University of Kentucky mHealth Research Panel


      • Jimmi Hatton-Kolpek, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, UK College of Pharmacy

      • Jarod T. Giger, PhD, MSW, UK College of Social Work

      • Ming-Yuan Chih, PhD, MHA, UK College of Health Sciences

      • Janet Odom-Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN, UK College of Nursing

      • Terry A. Lennie, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, UK College of Nursing
  11. 3:45 – 4:00

    • Break

  12. 4:00 – 5:00

    • mHealth Applications: a Developer's Perspective
      • Scott Johnson, University of Kentucky, World Vision Software

Friday, April 15 Conference (Day 1)

  1. 7:30 – 8:30

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast, location
  2. 8:30 – 9:45

    • Conference Opening,

      Welcoming Remarks


      H. Dan O’Hair, Dean and Professor, College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky
      Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research, University of Kentucky
    • Keynote Address

      Alonzo L. Plough, Vice President of Research-Learning-Evaluation and Chief Science Officer, Robert Wood Johnson
  3. 9:45 – 10:00

    • Break

  4. 10:00 - 11:30

  5. 11:30 - 1:00

    Research Collaboration Open House: Creating Research Partnerships between Clinical Researchers and Social Scientists Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Anne Nicotera, George Mason University
    • Chair: Michael Farrell, Aurora University of Wisconsin Medical Group
    • Chair: Gary Kreps, George Mason University
  6. 1:00 - 2:30

    Living with HIV: Narratives and Interventions to Promote Sexual Health Patterson Ballroom B

    Health Information Seeking: Channels, Motives, and Outcomes Patterson Ballroom C

    Building a Culture of Health in Communication Scholarship through the Presidential Precision Medicine Initiative Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Courtney L Scherr, Northwestern University
    • Chair: Marleah Dean, University of South Florida
    • Panelist: Richard (Rick) Street Jr., Texas A&M University
    • Panelist: Kami Silk, Michigan State University
    • Panelist: Janice Krieger, University of Florida
    • Panelist: Margaret (Mardie) Clayton, University of Utah
    • Respondent: Bradford (Brad) Hesse, National Cancer Institute
  7. 2:30 – 2:45

    • Break

  8. 2:45 - 4:15

  9. 4:15 – 4:30

    • Break

  10. 4:30 - 6:00

    Conversations and Turning Points: Interpersonal Communication and Health Patterson Ballroom B

    Designing Effective Messages to Popularize a Culture of Health Patterson Ballroom C

    Building a Culture of Health: Discussing Evidence-Based Organizational Perspectives on Care Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Lindsey Fay, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Kevin Real, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Kathy Isaacs, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Aric Schadler, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Allison Carll-White, University of Kentucky
  11. 8:00 - 11:00

    • Conference Reception, Hyttops Bar, Lower Level B

Saturday, April 16 Conference (Day 2)

  1. 8:00 - 8:30

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast, Patterson Ballroom Foyer, Lower Level B
  2. 8:30 - 10:00

    Training and Interventions to Develop a Culture of Health Patterson Ballroom B

    The Effects of Media Exposure on Perceptions of Individual and Community Health Patterson Ballroom C

    Minority Men’s Health Initiative: A transdisciplinary approach to health disparities Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Jessica Wendorf , University of Miami
    • Panelist: Raymond Samuel , Hampton University
    • Panelist: Maria Elena Villar, Florida International University
    • Panelist: Anna Lee, North Carolina A&T State University
    • Panelist: Tonny Oyana, The University of Tennessee
    • Panelist: Shari Wiley, Hampton University
  3. 10:00 – 10:15

    • Break

  4. 10:15 - 11:45

    Technology and Aging: Health Literacy among Older Populations Patterson Ballroom B

    Making it Work: Building a Culture of Health in Organizations Patterson Ballroom C

    The Role of Health Communication Scholars in Clinical Research: A Closer Look at the Consenting process Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Jessica Parker-Raley , UT Health Science Center
    • Panelist: Susan E. Morgan, University of Miami
    • Panelist: Janice L. Krieger, University of Florida
    • Panelist: Amber N. Finn , Texas Christian University
  5. 11:45 – 12:00

    • Break

  6. 12:00 – 1:30

    • Conference Awards Luncheon, Regency Ballroom

      Top Early Career Scholar Paper Award:
      Top Student Paper Award:
      Top Poster Award:
      Research Presentation by the Winner of the 2016 Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication Award: