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Master’s in Health Communication a Laughing Matter for Cartoonist

Master’s in Health Communication a Laughing Matter for Cartoonist

I didn’t expect that grad school would be a step on my path to becoming a better cartoonist, but here I am! I’m finishing up my master’s degree in health communication, and the Tufts program has been exactly what I needed. I’m an indie cartoonist and a member of the local comics collective Boston Comics Roundtable. I’m also an employee at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a few years ago, I started introducing healthcare themes into my comics. Then I attended … Read entire article »

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Keeping Pace with Health Communication in the Digital Age

Keeping Pace with Health Communication in the Digital Age

Did you know?? The Mayo Clinic posts recipes, fitness tips and information on health topics to its 9,000 Pinterest followers. The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners Healthcare, Boston’s largest healthcare system, personalizes text messages for diabetic patients. HRSA (U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration) uses YouTube to teach providers the basics of clear health communication. An array of digital channels—websites, social media, mobile apps, text messaging, and so on—represent unprecedented avenues for disseminating health information, engaging … Read entire article »

Filed under: Digital Health Communication