Washington Magazine showcased the Health Communication Research Laboratory’s community-engaged research, highlighting the team’s collaborative initiatives with local nonprofits and government agencies dedicated to tackling the health information needs of St. Louis community members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kreuter shared, “We illustrated a new way that academic research centers like ours can work with community partners […]
Graphic Design USA has honored iHeard STL with its 2023 Health + Wellness Design Award. The longstanding annual competition received over 3,500 entries in 2023 and honors the top 10% as winners. Award recipient Penina Acayo Laker directs the Health Communication Design Studio (HCDS) at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design and leads the […]
Rachel Garg, assistant professor research track, examines the impact of individual-level unmet social needs – such as housing instability and food insecurity – on health outcomes and behaviors such as smoking cessation. She seeks to build theory around mechanisms linking social needs and health to inform future intervention development to address social needs and reduce […]
In August 2023, Americans made nearly a million calls for help to the 211 emergency resources helpline, according to 211 Counts, a national tracking system in 36 states developed by the Brown School’s Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL) at Washington University in St. Louis. Read more at The Source.
Research.com released the 2nd edition of its ranking of the best social science scholars and Dr. Kreuter ranked #300 in the U.S. and #586 in the world out of 15,317 social scientists considered. The ranking is based on scholarly papers published and cited in social sciences and humanities. Data included publications through December, 2022. Research.com reported 189 such papers, cited 22,555 times for […]