The 2021 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media brings together academia, public health researchers and practitioners from government and industry, providing a forum for collegial dialogue among these groups. You are invited to participate and help shape the future of health communication, marketing and media practice. Registration is free.
Dr. Heidi J. Larson is Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project and Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the analysis of social and political factors that can affect uptake of health interventions with a particular interest in risk and rumors from clinical trials to delivery – and building public trust.
Dr. Larson previously headed Global Immunization Communication at UNICEF, chaired Gavi’s Advocacy Task Force, and served on the WHO SAGE Working Group on vaccine hesitancy. She is author of STUCK: How Vaccine Rumors Start – and Why They Don’t Go Away (Oxford University Press, 2020) and has published widely on the drivers and enablers of vaccine confidence.
Georges C. Benjamin, MD, is a well-known health policy leader, practitioner and administrator. He currently serves as the executive director of the American Public Health Association, the nation's oldest and largest organization of public health professionals. He is also a former secretary of health for the state of Maryland. Dr. Benjamin is board-certified in internal medicine, a Master of the American College of Physicians, a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, a fellow emeritus of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He serves on several nonprofit boards such as Research!America, the Truth Initiative and the Reagan-Udall Foundation.
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