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George Mason University

Center for Health and Risk Communication (CHRC)

Gary L. Kreps

The Eileen and Steve Mandell Professor of Health Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at George Mason University.  He is also the Director for the newly founded Center for Health and Risk Communication at George Mason University.  His research focuses on health communication and promotion, information dissemination, cancer prevention and control, organizational communication, information technologies, multicultural relations, and risk/crisis management.  His published work includes approximately 250 books, articles, and monographs concerning the applications of communication knowledge in society.  Before his appointment at George Mason in 2004, he served as the founding Chief of the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute, the founding Dean of the School of Communication at Hofstra University, Executive Director of the Greenspun School of Communication at UNLV, and in faculty and administrative roles at Northern Illinois, Rutgers, Indiana, and Purdue Universities.  He has received numerous awards and honors for his active program of research, teaching, and scholarship.

Melinda Villagran

Associate Professor of Communication
Research Interests: interpersonal, org, & health communication, communication & culture, and methods

Xiaomei Cai

Assistant Professor of Communication
Research Interests: media & society, family communication, new media, and research methods

Xiaoquan Zhao

Assistant Professor of Communication
Research Interests: health communication, communication campaigns, media & social influence, and methods.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2010 22:01