Title Date Time Room

Thursday, April 12 Pre-Conference

  1. 8:00 - 9:00

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

  2. 9:00 - 9:15

    • Welcome and Introductions, Patterson Ballrooms B-C, Lower Level B

  3. 9:15 - 10:00

    • Using What We Know Works to Prevent and Control Cancer: The Importance of Participation

           Heather Brandt, Ph.D., Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina

  4. 10:00 - 10:45

    • Communicating Prognostic Uncertainty: Needs and Challenges

  5. 10:45 - 11:00

    • Break

  6. 11:00 - 11:45

    • Mentoring Session:

      • KCHC is dedicated to advancing the research careers of early career scholars and graduate students. This session provides an opportunity for junior scholars to meet with one of four senior scholars to discuss a variety of topics such as starting a research program, finding collaborators, and pursuing extramural funding; an extended 30-minute networking break in the afternoon will allow time for continued conversations.

  7. 11:45 - 1:00

    • Lunch, Regency Ballroom 1-2, Lobby Level

  8. 1:00 - 1:45

    • Interventions to Improve Shared Decision Making: Successes and Failures

  9. 1:45 - 2:30

    • Using Virtual Humans to Deliver Cancer Prevention Interventions using the Patient Portal

           Janice Krieger, Ph.D., Advertising Department and STEM Translational Communication Center, University of Florida

  10. 2:30 - 3:00

    • Networking/Mentoring Break

  11. 3:00 - 4:30

    • University of Kentucky Research Panel:

      • Tobacco Cessation in the Context of Cancer Diagnosis: Key Challenges and Promising Interventions

        A Novel Lung Cancer Control Intervention to Reduce Home Exposure to Radon and Tobacco Smoke

        Health Insurance Literacy and Decision Making in Cancer Prevention

        An Alternative Approach to Health Messaging When Targeting a Defensive Population

  12. 4:30 - 5:00

    • Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

      • To wrap up the preconference, presenters and audience members will have a roundtable discussion / Q&A session on the research presented throughout the day.

Friday, April 13 Conference (Day 1)

  1. 7:30 - 8:30

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast, Patterson Ballroom Foyer, Lower Level B
  2. 8:30 - 9:45

    • Conference Opening

      Welcoming Remarks
         H. Dan O’Hair, Dean and Professor, College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky

    • Keynote Address
      Serendipitous Opportunities: Leveraging Legislative Priorities for the Advancement of Health Communication
         Bradford Hesse, Ph.D., Chief, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB), Behavioral Research Program (BPR), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
  3. 9:45 - 10:00

    • Break

  4. 10:00 - 11:30

  5. 11:30 - 1:00

    Q&A with NIH Kentucky Room, Lower Level A.

    Description of This Session
    • Session Chair: Bradford Hesse, Chief, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB), Behavioral Research Program (BPR), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
  6. 1:00 - 2:30

    Approaches for Decreasing the Prevalence of Substance Abuse Patterson Ballroom B

    Strategies for Managing Uncertainty and Seeking Information about Health Patterson Ballroom C

    Rural Health Communication Research in the 21st CenturyPatterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Melinda Krakow, National Cancer Institute
    • Panelist: Janice Krieger, University of Florida
    • Panelist: Jakob D. Jensen, University of Utah
    • Panelist: Heather Brandt, University of South Carolina
    • Panelist: A. Susana Ramirez, University of California, Merced
    • Panelist: Meghan Johnson, Markey Cancer Center
    • Respondent: Robin Vanderpool, University of Kentucky
  7. 2:30 - 2:45

    • Break

  8. 2:45 - 4:15

  9. 4:15 - 4:30

    • Break

  10. 4:30 - 6:00

    Perspectives on Training and Development for Healthcare Providers Patterson Ballroom B

    Insights on Preventing Obesity and Promoting Good Eating Habits Patterson Ballroom C

    The Role of Communication and Information Science in Addressing Cervical Cancer Prevention and Screening in Vulnerable PopulationsPatterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Heather M. Brandt, University of South Carolina
    • Panelist: Elisia L. Cohen, University of Minnesota
    • Panelist: Xiaoli Nan, University of Maryland
    • Panelist: Robin C. Vanderpool, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Katharine J. Head, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    • Respondent: Heather M. Brandt, University of South Carolina
  11. 8:00 - 11:00

    • Conference Reception
      Yesterdays, Lower Level A

Saturday, April 14 Conference (Day 2)

  1. 7:30 - 8:30

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast
      Patterson Ballroom Foyer, Lower Level
      and
      Hyatt Suites, Mezzanine Level

    Social Science and Clinical Research Alliance: Updates and Future Directions Hyatt Suites, Mezzanine Level

    Description of This Session
    • Session Chair: Anne M. Nicotera, George Mason University
  2. 8:30 - 10:00

    Innovations for Helping Individuals Living with Cancer Patterson Ballroom B

    Recommendations for Designing Effective Health Messages Patterson Ballroom C

    African American Perspectives on End of Life Communication: Gaps and HopesPatterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Wei Sun, Howard University
    • Panelist: Tamara Owens, Howard University
    • Panelist: Finie Richardson, Howard University
    • Panelist: Colin Campbell, Howard University
    • Panelist: Sean Upshaw, Howard University
    • Respondent: Annette Madlock Gatison, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  3. 10:00 - 10:15

    • Break

  4. 10:15 - 11:45

    Challenges in Navigating Interpersonal Conversations about Health Patterson Ballroom B

    Advances in Developing Health Games and Mobile Applications Patterson Ballroom C

    Perceived effectiveness ratings of health messages: Useful or overrated?Patterson Ballroom D

    Description of This Session
    • Chair: Marco Yzer, University of Minnesota
    • Panelist: Seth N. Noar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Panelist: Daniel J. O'Keefe, Northwestern University
    • Panelist: Lucy Popova, Georgia State University
    • Panelist: Marco Yzer, University of Minnesota
    • Respondent: Joseph N. Cappella, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania
  5. 11:45 - 12:00

    • Break

  6. 12:00 - 1:30

    • Conference Awards Luncheon
      Regency Ballroom, Lobby Level

      • Top Poster Award
      • Philip C. Palmgreen Top Student Paper Award
      • Top Early Career Scholar Paper Award
      • Top Conference Paper Award
      • Research Presentation by Dr. Julia van Weert, winner of the 2018 Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication Award

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