Health and Medical Communication Speakers Series
Wednesday, 13 Oct. 2021 at 4:00pm US Central Time
On-site venue: Wyly Tower Auditorium (Room 244), LA Tech University Campus
Online Option: email firstname.lastname@example.org to request Zoom access
This presentation will examine best practices regarding the overlapping areas of health education, health promotion, and community trusts related to developing, supporting, and implementing COVID-19 and tobacco prevention programming. The speaker will discuss approaches for understanding and addressing the dynamics of communication and collaboration in such complex and changing healthcare contexts. Additionally, attendees will learn foundational strategies and skills for working in collaborative public health contexts to engage in effective communication with different communities and organizations.
Dr. Earl N. Benjamin-Robinson is the Director of the Louisiana Public Health Institute's Tobacco Prevention and Control Portfolio and the Director of their Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL). Since 2019, he has also served as Director of the Office of Community Partnerships & Health Equity, an inaugural role with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). An adjunct faculty member with both Xavier University of Louisiana's Department of Public Health Sciences and Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Dr. Benjamin-Robinson regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate course in public health.
This talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Health and Medical Communication (CHMC) at Louisiana Tech University and the Eunice C. Williamson Endowment in Technical Communication. For additional information on this even or on the Speakers Series, contact CHMCEvent@gmail.com.