Dr. Gary Kreps to Lecture 2/6

February 6th from 12-1, Dr. Gary Kreps of George Mason University will be delivering a lecture, “Communication Research to Promote the Health of Vulnerable Populations” in the Louis Shores Building, Room 006.

Dr. Kreps’ research examines health communication, health promotion, health informatics, multicultural relations, social organization, and applied research methods, with a major focus on reducing health disparities. He is a prolific health communication scholar with more than 400 articles, books, and monographs on applications of communication to address important health issues. His research has been supported (more than $56 million in funding) by the NIH, NSF, CDC, AHRQ, HRSA, USDE, RWJF, DOD, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the National Park and Recreation Association, the Sun Safety Alliance, and several major health service corporations.

Gary was the founding Chief of the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute (NIH) from 1999 to 2004, where he planned major national research and intervention programs for promoting cancer prevention and control.

The lecture is free and open to all students, faculty and staff!