Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Ph.D.
|Title||Professor of Health Communication|
|Institution||Harvard School of Public Health|
|Department||Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Address||Harvard School of Public Health|
677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Bldg
Boston MA 02115
||Mayhew Derryberry Award|
||Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award|
||Dale Brashers Distinguished Mentoring Award|
||Joseph W. Cullen Memorial Award|
Dr. Viswanath’s work, drawing from literatures in communication science, social epidemiology, and social and health behavior sciences, focuses on translational communication science to influence public health policy and practice. His primary research is in documenting the relationship between communication inequalities, poverty and health disparities, and knowledge translation through community-based research to address health disparities. His research is supported by funding from private and public agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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