Gary Kreps

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Communication, George Mason University
Director, Center for Health and Risk Communication

Gary Kreps' areas of expertise include health communication and promotion, information dissemination, organizational communication, information technology, multicultural relations, risk/crisis management, health informatics, and applied research methods.

Dr. Kreps is an advisor to numerous health communications-related organizations including the Open Network Alliance onHealth Hubs.

Jeanine Guidry

Assistant Professor, Robertson School of Media and Culture, Virginia Commonwealth University

Interests: The role of social media and mobile technology in health, risk, and crisis communication.

Alicia Mason

Associate Professor, Pittsburg State University

Hub Tags: Health Communication Hub | Medical Tourism Hub

Interests: risk/crisis communication spans organizational/business, public health, and environmental contexts

Dr. Mason is a former broadcaster, who worked with local media outlets KOAM and KKOW in SE Kansas, prior to receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.

Trent Kling

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Pittsburg State University
Member, Kling Family Orchards

My interests currently lie in business media and analysis (specifically the retail, consumer goods, and food/beverage industries), framed through experience in higher education, sports media, retail, and journalism.

In addition to teaching at Pittsburg State, Trent is the co-host and producer of the Retail Focus Podcast series, which cultivates weekly national business news podcasts in the retail, food, and beverage industries. Both the Retail Focus Podcast and Food Focus Podcast are globally distributed via a number of channels, including iTunes. His work with Retail Focus earned him the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Creative Activity Award in 2016-17.

Jacob Anselmi

Director of Creative Media & Videographer, University Marketing & Communication, Pittsburg State University

Human being making videos for other human beings. Humor is essential.

Rachael Graham Lussos

Rachael Graham Lussos is a professional writing instructor and writing consultant for commercial, nonprofit, and government clients in the domains of public health, national security, information technology, and aerospace.

Rachael is currently pursuing a PhD in Writing & Rhetoric at George Mason University, where she researches connections between writing, risk, and ethics. Her primary research interests involve public health and medical concerns, especially opioid regulation. She also studies the rhetoric of proposal writing instruction, internet trolling, and birthday cake.

Rachael has an MFA in Creative Writing and a graduate certificate in Professional Writing & Rhetoric. She is the founding President of the GMU student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (GMU STC). An active member of GMU STC, she has coordinated lectures by visiting scholars, delivered writing workshops, and helped plan and reviewed an all-day unconference on technical communication, with nonprofit TC Camp.

Suzie Carmack

Health Communication Science Lead / Social Scientist, MITRE
Author, Strategist and Speaker
Adjunct Faculty, George Mason University

As a Health Communications Lead at the MITRE corporation, I enjoy designing evidence-based communications strategy for U.S. government sponsors. As a non-profit organization, MITRE operates Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC's) in the public trust. At MITRE, I work to ensure that our internal (CDC programs) and external (public health partners) communication efforts optimize stakeholder engagement.  As a scholar, I coach young scholars to see the world from multiple points of view, and bring my research on the sciences of communication and well-being to the classroom.

Brian B. Doyle

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Family Community Medicine, Georgetown University Medical School,
Private practice of psychiatry, Washington, D.C

Dr. Doyle has extensively published articles on Anxiety, Depression, and ADHD. He is the co-author of The Impaired Physician and the author of Understanding and Treating Adults with ADHD. Dr. Doyle has been honored as one of the Best Doctors in America from 1997 to present and honored by the American College of Psychiatrists. He has also been a past President of the National Association of Medical Communicators and host/medical director for the 11 year, PBS series "Medical Answers".

Dr. Doyle has presented over 250 lectures to professional and lay groups on affective anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and psychopharmacology.

Meredith Cary

Clinical Health Psychologist, practicing in Washington DC
Administrator, Open Network Alliance
Lead Curator, Insomnia Hub

Catalyst of and collaborator with George Mason University interdisciplinary team that is developing Share CBT-I  ... an ongoing, course-based health communication campaign to create a 'digital bridge' between healthcare professionals and consumers to provide open access to knowledge about 'what works' for insomnia and where to find it.

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