How do we best educate young adults about vaccines?
Suellen Hopfer, assistant professor of health, society, and behavior at the University of California, Irvine program in public health, discusses social media’s role.
Suellen Hopfer has a PhD in health communication and post-doctorate training in prevention methods and randomized trial designs. She has been teaching and conducting research at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) since 2015. She teaches health communication, risk communication, and qualitative methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Hopfer and her research team are passionate about addressing health disparities through research to improve public health outcomes and advance communication theory to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. Dr. Hopfer’s research team collaborates with interdisciplinary teams across academic fields of computer science, urban policy, engineering, linguistics, statistics, and pediatrics and collaborates with community partners engaged in important work to improve the lives of communities who are disproportionately impacted by adverse health outcomes or adverse neighborhood environments.
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