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McKelvey School of Engineering

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Science Communication to Enhance Health Decisions

Monday, October 2, 2023 | 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Auditorium 320 S. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO

Join us for Science Communication to Enhance Health Decisions, a half-day symposium featuring Dr. Ellen Peters, an academic expert in decision making and the science of science communication, Director of the Center for Science Communication Research (SCR), and Professor in both the School of Journalism and Communication and the Psychology Department at the University of Oregon.

Breakfast and light refreshments will be served.

Panel discussion with local experts representing:

Health Communication Research Lab
at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis

Health Literacy Media
Siteman Cancer Center
St. Louis Public Radio

This event is co-hosted by: Center for Collaborative Care Decisions and Becker Library's Center for Health & Science Communication and is open to all. Please contact Mychal Voorhees at mychal.voorhees@wustl.edu with any questions.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


School of Medicine


Medicine & Health



Bernard Becker Medical Library
Event Contact

Mychal Voorhees | mychal.voorhees@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Ellen Peters, PhD 

Philip H. Knight Chair and Professor 

Director, Center for Science Communication Research (SCR) 

University of Oregon 

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