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 Ballrooms B-C, Lower Level B

  3. 9:30 - 10:15

    • "Opportunities for mHealth Assessment and Intervention in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship"
  4. 10:15 - 11:00

    • "What Can We Learn from the Quantified Self Movement?"
  5. 11:00 - 11:30

    • Break

  6. 11:30 - 12:30

    • Lunch, Regency Ballrooms 1 and 2, Lobby Level

  7. 12:30 - 1:15

    • "mHealth and Web Interventions for Post-traumatic Stress: Where We Are and Where We're Going"
  8. 1:15 - 2:00

    • "Using Text Messaging to Promote Vaccination"
  9. 2:00 - 2:15

    • Break

  10. 2:15 - 3:45

    • University of Kentucky mHealth Research Panel

    • "Empowering Patients as Partners in Medication Communication"
    • "iPads and Satisfaction with Life among Rural Older Adults: Measuring Change Over Time"
    • "A-CHESS: An App for Addiction"
    • "An mHealth Application for Decreasing Postoperative Distress"
    • "mHealth Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Rural Patients with Heart Failure"
  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, 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
      Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research, University of Kentucky

    • Keynote Address
      "Culture of Health: Achieving a Shared Understanding of Equity and Improved Well-Being"
      Alonzo L. Plough, Vice President of Research-Learning-Evaluation and Chief Science Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  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 Kentucky Room, Lower Level A

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

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

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

    Building a Culture of Health in Communication Scholarship through the Presidential Precision Medicine InitiativePatterson Ballroom D, Lower Level B

    Description of This Session
    • Co-chair: Courtney L Scherr, Northwestern University
    • Co-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, Lower Level B

    Designing Effective Messages to Popularize a Culture of Health Patterson Ballroom C, Lower Level B

    Building a Culture of Safety and Evidenced-based HealthcarePatterson Ballroom D, Lower Level B

    Description of This Session
    • Co-Chair: Carey Noland, Northeastern University
    • Co-Chair: Lindsey Fay, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Heather Carmack, James Madison University
    • Panelist: Allison Carll-White, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Aric Schadler, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Kathy Isaacs, University of Kentucky
    • Panelist: Kevin Real, University of Kentucky
  11. 8:00 - 11:00

    • Conference Reception
      Hyttops Bar, Lower Level A

Saturday, April 16 Conference (Day 2)

  1. 7:00 - 8:30

    • Registration and Continental Breakfast
      Patterson Ballroom Foyer, Lower Level B
    • 7:30am Q&A with NCI
      Hyatt Suites, Mezzanine Level

    7:30am Q&A with NCI
    Hyatt Suites, Mezzanine Level

    •  Description of This Session
      •  Bradford Hesse, Chief, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB), Behavioral Research Program (BPR), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
      •  Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, Program Director, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB), Behavioral Research Program (BPR), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
  2. 8:30 - 10:00

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

    The Effects of Media Exposure on Perceptions of Individual and Community Health Patterson Ballroom C, Lower Level B

    Minority Men's Health Initiative: A transdisciplinary approach to health disparitiesPatterson Ballroom D, Lower Level B

    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, Lower Level B

    Making it Work: Building a Culture of Health in Organizations Patterson Ballroom C, Lower Level B

    The Role of Health Communication Scholars in Clinical Research: A Closer Look at the Consenting ProcessPatterson Ballroom D, Lower Level B

    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, Lobby Level

      • Top Early Career Scholar Paper Award: Sherri Jean Katz, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
      • Top Student Paper Award: Nadine Bol, University of Amsterdam; Minh Hao Nguyen, University of Amsterdam
      • Top Poster Award:
      • Research Presentation by the Winner of the 2016 Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication Award: Seth M. Noar, Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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