Medical Professional Publications

WOSU TV to Air Deliberative Forums on Health Communication

Communicating Personalized Genomics
Taped January 31, 2013 | 4:30 p.m.Joe Palca
Joe Palca, NPR science correspondent, moderates a panel of health and communication experts who explore how educators, health practitioners, scientists and journalists are best able to accurately communicate the benefits and risks of personalized genomics to a society sometimes wary of scientific advancement.

PANELISTS
Misti Crane
Medical Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
 
Gail Herman, MD, PhD
Investigator, Center for Molecular & Human Genetics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

Suzanne Johnson, PhD
President, American Psychological Association

Matthew C. Nisbet, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication, American University

Richard Sharp, PhD
Director of Bioethics Research, The Cleveland Clinic
 

Communicating Nanomedicine
Taped April 25, 2013 | 4:30 p.m.
Miles O'Brien
Miles O’Brien, science correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, moderates a panel of health and communication experts who explore how educators, health practitioners, scientists and journalists are best able to accurately communicate the benefits and risks of nanomedicine to a society sometimes wary of scientific advancement.

PANELISTS
Gang Bao, PhD
Robert A. Milton Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

David B. Resnik, JD, PhD
Bioethicist and IRB Chair, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health

Dietram Scheufele, PhD
John E. Ross Professor of Science Communication, University of Wisconsin Madison

Mark D. Somerson
Science & Health Editor, Assistant Metro Editor, The Columbus Dispatch

This health science communication series is funded by a generous grant from The Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs Endowment Fund (BETHA) to The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the School of Communication at The Ohio State University.

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