Posts Tagged ‘Health Communications’

Brief Recap of Tweets for The Great American Smokeout

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 14:52 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat presented by Sharecare was ongoing spirited conversation for five hours filled with valuable information. The Hashtag #quitforgood led the chat. Every third Thursday in November The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout.
First, thank you to all the participants. Thank you to all [...]

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Engaging Women in Public Health through Social Media

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:01 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
It’s Social Media Week and I’m thrilled to be invited to participate in a Google + Hangout event hosted by Danya International Inc. to talk about “Engaging Women in Public Health Through Social Media (#W4PH),” Please join us today, Tuesday, September 24, 2013, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET.
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Speaking Event: Women’s Health Conversations

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:39 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Speaking Event:  Women’s Health Conversations
I’m delighted to be invited as a speaker for an upcoming Women’s Health Conversations Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Women’s Health Conversations™, founded by nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Vonda Wright, will focus women to fortify their bodies, build better brains and create bliss to live vital, active [...]

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Emergency Medicine Resident at George Washington University Hospital Chooses Healthin30 for Mini-Fellowship in Medical Journalism

Thursday, August 8, 2013 14:51 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
(Editor’s Note: Update August 16, 2013- Correction
I’d like to clarify this post. Justin Larkin, MD is an emergency medicine resident at The George Washington University Hospital, however the mini-fellowship is a curriculum requirement at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Please see revised post here.)
Justin Larkin, [...]

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