Friday, Oct. 15, 2021
St. David's CHPR Colloquium
Noon to 1 p.m.

Title: Visual Communication and Vaccine Literacy: A Culture-Centered Approach

Date: Friday, October 15, 2021

Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM CST

Location: NUR 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River St., Austin, Texas

Speaker: Sean Upshaw, PhD
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication

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Dr. Sean J. Upshaw (Howard University, 2018) is an Assistant Professor of Visual Information and Persuasion in Health Communication in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas-Austin. Dr. Upshaw is a distinguished Edward Alexander Bouchet Scholar with publications in academic journals such as Health Communication, Patient Education & Counseling, and Journalism Studies. Dr. Upshaw’s research interest consists of health disparity and communication in the context of visual information and persuasion. The primary focus of Dr. Upshaw’s research explores and explicates what/how/why underserved populations in the United States engage with health messages.

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Event Sponsored by St. David’s CHPR | Co-sponsored by TCRSS