[Video] 'Health Communications in America' School of Communication Summit

Nov. 12, 2020

Webster University’s School of Communications Virtual Health Communications Summit was held on Oct. 22-23. During this two-day event, guest experts examined issues surrounding keeping the public informed about the spread of coronavirus, growing social and economic issues, introduction of new treatment options, and lack of equal access to health care.

Watch video of Part 1: Communication in Healthcare Settings: Clinical, Organizational, Patients and Providers and Part 2: Health Communication in Public Settings: Information, Education, Advocacy, and Policy below.

Summit speakers included School of Communications alumni Bob Davidson, system vice president of Marketing Operations at SSM Health; and Courtney Stewart, vice president of strategic communication at Missouri Foundation for Health. Other speakers include representatives from the CDC, George Washington University, Northwestern University, Kaiser Health News, several prominent research centers, and the public information officer for the regional pandemic task force.

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