Turning the Tide: New Directions in Health Communication

Friday, April 27, 2018
New York, NY


On Friday, April 27th, the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, housed in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, hosted its second annual conference! Thank you to everyone who attended and made our event a great success! Click here to view our confernece highlight video!

This conference gathered health communication leaders from across the country to explore innovative communication tools and techniques that can enhance public health campaigns, interventions and scholarship. Turning the Tide provided a unique focus on experiential workshops to facilitate discourse, networking and application of methods. 

Watch the Livestream here!


Guest Speakers and their presentations: (click on titles for pdfs)


Strategic messaging

Data visualization

Implementation science methods



Conference Organizers: 

Dr. Gina Wingood, Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Sidney and Helaine Lerner Professor of Public Health Promotion, gw2326@columbia.edu

Dr. Rachel Shelton, Associate Director of Research, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, rs3108@columbia.edu

Azure NowaraAssociate Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, aen2129@columbia.edu