Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research
Penn CECCR Presentations 2005-2011

2011:

  1. Cappella, J.N., & Baek, Y.M. (2011, May). Analyzing Messages for Their Effectiveness: Content and Format Features in Smoking Cessation Advertisements. Annual meeting of International Communication Association, Boston, USA.
  2. Kim, H.S. (2011, May). Contingent Effects of Health Information Exposure: The Role of Exposure Imbalance. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA.
  3. Shapiro, D. (2011, May). Impact of Education on the Effectiveness of Exposure to Health Information. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

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2010:

  1. Baek, Y.M. (2010, April). Predictive Model of Effective Antismoking Arguments Using Computerized Text Analysis: Personal, Textual features, and Their Interaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Bigman, C. (2010, May). Narrative Health Communication and Behavior Change: The Influence of Exemplars in the News on Intention to Quit Smoking. Paper to be presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Singapore.
  3. Bigman, C. (2010, November). Health disparities in the media: exposure to content about health disparities and beliefs about disparities. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
  4. Bourgoin, A. (2010, May). Accounting for Differences in Cancer Patients' Information-Seeking Behavior. Paper to be presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Singapore.
  5. Hornik, R. (2010, April). The Legacy of Martin Fishbein. Presented at Kentucky Health Communication, Lexington, KY.
  6. Hornik, R. (2010, April). Health Communication at Annenberg and the Evaluation of the National Antidrug Media Campaign. Marketing Department Spring Seminar, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. Hornik, R. (2010, November). Effects of Scanning — Routine Health Information Exposure — on Cancer Prevention and Screening Behaviors in the General Population. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  8. Kelly, B., Leader, A., & Cappella, J. (2010, November). Demographic Differences in Policy Beliefs Following FDA Approval of HPV Vaccine for Men. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.
  9. Kelly, B., Leader, A., & Cappella, J. (2010, November). Demographic differences in policy beliefs following FDA approval of the HPV vaccine for males. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.
  10. Lee, C.J., & Freres, D. (2010, November). The Internet and cancer fatalism: How Internet use diminishes fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association in San Francisco.
  11. Lee, C.J., Ramirez, S., & Lewis, N. (2010, August). The digital divide exists among cancer patients. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Denver, CO.
  12. Lee, C.J., & Neiderdeppe, J. (2010, June). Local TV news cultivates fatalistic beliefs about cancer prevention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in Singapore.
  13. Kim, H.S., Bigman, C.A., Leader, A., Lerman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2010, April). Narrative Health Communication and Behavior Change: The Influence of Exemplars in the News on Intention to Quit Smoking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  14. Kim, H.S., Bigman, C.A., Leader, A., Lerman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2010, June). Narrative Health Communication and Behavior Change: The Influence of Exemplars in the News on Intention to Quit Smoking. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Singapore.
  15. Leader, A., Forquer, H., Bindman, A., & Cappella, J. (2010, December). Genetics versus behavior in an organ transplant allocation study. Paper presented at 4th National Conference on Genomics and Public Health, Bethesda, MD.
  16. Leader, A. (2010, November). Comparison of knowledge, awareness and intentions to vaccinate against human papillomavirus at two different times of vaccine approval. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
  17. Lewis, N. (2010, May). Information Seeking From Media and Family/Friends Increases Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Cancer Patients. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Singapore.
  18. Martinez, L. (2010, April). Seeking Cancer-Related Information From Media and Family/Friends Increases Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Cancer Patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  19. Moldovan, M. (2010, April). Psychological, Demographic and Disease Specific Antecedents of Patient Clinician Information Engagement (PCIE). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  20. Nagler, R. (2010, April). Cancer Survivors’ Concern with Managing Their Risk of Recurrence and Other Long-Term Risks: the Influence of Information Seeking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  21. Nagler, R. (2010, November). Adverse outcomes associated with media exposure to contradictory nutrition messages: results from a population-based sample of cancer patients. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
  22. Ramirez, S. (2010, April). Effects of Ethnic Targeting on the Perceived Effectiveness of Cancer Prevention Messages Among Latinas and Non-Hispanic White Women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  23. Sanders-Jackson, A. (2010, April). Recall, Positive Beliefs About Smoking Cessation and Intention to Quit. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  24. Sanders-Jackson, A. (2010, June). Relationship Between Memory and Persausion Outcomes in Processing Smoking Cessation Narratives. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Singapore.
  25. Schwartz, S. (2010, May). Breast Cancer Screening: From Science to Recommendation – Understanding the USPSTF Recommendations and Lessons Learned. Presented at The University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA.
  26. Shapiro, D. (November, 2010). Knowledge is not always power: Inequality in effectiveness of exposure to health information for socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (138th Annual Meeting & Exposition), Denver, CO.
  27. Tan, A., & Bourgoin, A. (2010, April). How Does Patient-Clinician Information Engagement Influence Cancer Survivors' Report of Health-Related Quality-Of-Life Symptoms? Findings from a Longitudinal Analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Philadelphia, PA.
  28. Tan, A. (2010, November). Critical Review of Theorizing the Abandonment of Smoking in the United States as a Diffusion Process. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  29. Tan, A. (2010, November). Media Exposure to health information and other determinants of trust in health information from mass media sources. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
  30. Tan, A. (2010, November). Media Exposure to health information in the mass media and its association with healthy lifestyle behaviors and health status. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  31. Tan, A. (2010, November). Exposure to health information in the mass media and its association with healthy lifestyle behaviors and health status. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  32. Tan, A. (2010, May). Information Seeking and the Age Disparity in Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy Among Colorectal Cancer Patients. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Singapore.

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2009:

  1. Baek, Y. M. (2009, August). Predictive Model of Effective Antismoking Arguments Using Computerized Text Analysis: Personal, Textual features, and Their Interaction. Paper presented to the annual conference of Center For Disease Control (CDC), Health Communication and Social Marketing, Atlanta, GA.
  2. Bigman, C., et al. (2009, April). HPV Vaccines, message framing experiments. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Denver, CO.
  3. Bigman, C., & Cappella, J. (2009, May). Injecting Values: The Influence of Ideology and Attribute Framing on HPV Vaccine Mandate Opinion. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
  4. Brechman, J.M., Lee, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2009, May). Distorting Genetic Research about Cancer: From Bench Science to Press Release to Published News. Paper to be presented at International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
  5. Hornik, R. (2009, April). The effects of scanning on cancer prevention and screening. Presented at Purdue University, IL.
  6. Hornik, R. (2009, May). The effects of scanning on cancer prevention and screening. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Denver, CO.
  7. Leader, A., et al. (2009, April). HPV vaccines, content analyses and effects on population beliefs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Denver, CO.
  8. Lee, C-J., & Gray, S. (2009, November). Internet use leads cancer patients to be active health care consumers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  9. Lewis, N., Martinez, L., Freres, D., Nagler, R., Ho, A., & Hornik, R. (2009, November). Information seeking from media and family and friends increases fruit and vegetable consumption among cancer patients. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  10. Martinez, L., et al. (2009, April). Patient-Clinician Information Engagement (PCIE) increases decision satisfaction among cancer patients through feeling informed. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Denver, CO.
  11. Nagler, R.H., Ho, A., Freres, D., Parvanta, S., Gray, S.W., Fraze, T., & Hornik, R. (2009, November). Effects of information seeking on cancer survivors’ interest in managing their risk of recurrence and other long-term risks. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  12. Ramirez, S., Martinez, L., Freres, D., Lewis, N., & Hornik, R. (2009, May). Information Seeking From Media and Family/Friends Increases the Likelihood of Engaging in Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
  13. Shim, M., Cappella, J., & Han, J.Y. (2009, May). How does Insightful and Negative Emotional Disclosure Bring Potential Health Benefits?: Study Based on Online Support Groups for Women with Breast Cancer. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
  14. Tan, A., et al. (2009, April). Age-disparities in the association of information-seeking and obtaining adjuvant treatment among colorectal cancer patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Denver, CO.
  15. Tan, A., Freres, D., Armstrong, K., Schwartz, S., & Hornik, R. (2009, November). Information-seeking and the age disparity in adjuvant treatment among colorectal cancer patients. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. PHEHP Student Award Winners.
  16. Trachtenberg, C., Leader, A.E., & Cappella, J.N. (2009, February). Enhancing cancer communication campaigns: Using facial similarity to tailor messages of risk. Paper/Poster presented at American Association of Cancer Researchers: The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, Phoenix, AZ.

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2008:

  1. Bigman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2008, May). Effective or Ineffective? Attribute Framing and HPV Vaccine Efficacy. Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  2. Bigman, C. (2008, April). Effective or ineffective? Attribute framing and HPV vaccine efficacy. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  3. Leader, A.E., Bigman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (2008, May). Media influences on knowledge and attitudes toward the HPV vaccine. Cancer Vaccines for Girls?: The Science, Ethics, and Politics of HPV Prevention. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
  4. Brechman, J., Lee, C-J., & Cappella, J.N. (2008, May). Lost in translation? A comparison of cancer-genetics reporting in the press release and its subsequent coverage in lay press. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in Montreal, Canada.
  5. Brechman, J. (2008, April). Content analysis: representation of genetic news. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute Centers for Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR), Atlanta, GA.
  6. Chernin, A., & Hornik, R. (2008, May). Children’s comprehension of advertising: The relationship between knowledge of persuasive intent and age. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Montréal, QC.
  7. Fishbein, M. (2008, April). Ethnic differences and intentions to engage in cancer-related behaviors. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  8. Fraze, T.K., & Wong, N.C.H. (2008). Seeking and scanning for lifestyle information from media sources: Healthy-weight, overweight, and obese older Americans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.
  9. Freres, D., Ramirez, S., Martinez, L., & Lewis, N. (2008, April). Longitundinal effects of mediated and interpersonal seeking & scanning about PSA on yearly PSA obtainment. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  10. Gray, S.W., Smith, D., Karp, L., O’Grady, C., Hornik, R., & Armstrong, K. (2008, June). Exposure to risk information and women’s interest in direct to consumer testing for BRCA 1 and 2 mutations. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (poster discussion), Chicago, IL.
  11. Hornik, R. (2008, April). PENN CECCR: Effects of Public Information in Cancer (EPIC) 2003-2008. Overview presentation. Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  12. Hornik, R. (2008, April). PENN CECCR: Effects of Public Information in Cancer (EPIC) 2003-2008: The Seeking and Scanning Behavior Project. Presentation at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  13. Hull, S., Lee, C-J., & Hornik, R.C. (2008, May). Integrative model approach to seeking and scanning: Assessing causality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in Montreal, Canada.
  14. Kelly, B.J., & Hornik. R.C. (2008, May). Exploring causal mechanisms of other-oriented framing in the context of the avian flu context. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  15. Kelly, B.J., Hornik, R.C., Romantan, A., Schwartz, J., Armstrong, K., DeMichele, A., Fishbein, M., Gray, S., Hull, S., Kim, A., Nagler, R., Niederdeppe, J.D., Ramirez, S., Smith-McLallen, A., & Wong, N. (2008, May). Cancer Information Scanning and Seeking in the General Population. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  16. Kelly, B.J., Niederdeppe, J.D., & Hornik, R.C. (2008, May). Validating Measures of Scanned Information Exposure in the Context of Cancer Prevention and Screening Behaviors. Paper presented at International Communication Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.
  17. Leader, A. (2008, April). HPV framing & news coverage papers combined. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  18. Leader, A., & Cappella, J. (April, 2008). Genetic efficacy exemplar study. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  19. Lee, C-J. (2008, May). Internet engagement and education-based health knowledge gap. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in Montreal, Canada.
  20. Lewis, N., Gray, S.W., & Hornik, R. (2008, May). Examining Cross-Source Engagement with Cancer-Related Information and its Impact on Doctor-Patient Relations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in Montreal, Canada.
  21. Lewis, N., & Martinez, L.S. (2008, May). The Role of Direct-To-Consumer Advertising in Shaping Public Opinion Surrounding Prescription Drug Use to Treat Depression or Anxiety in Youth. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.
  22. Nagler, R.H., Gray, S.W., & Hornik, R.C. (2008, May). Information acquisition among Pennsylvania breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer patients: Results from a representative survey. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.
  23. Nagler, R.H., Gray, S.W., Lewis, N., & Hornik, R.C. (2008, April). Information acquisition among Pennsylvania breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer patients: Results from a population-based survey. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  24. Nagler, R.H., & Cappella, J.N. (2008, October). Predictors of young adult smoking cessation: Evidence for the importance of quitting-related beliefs. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  25. Nagler, R.H., & Ho, A. (2008, April). Longitudinal effects of information seeking on cancer patients’ concerns about risks. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  26. Nagler, R.H., Hornik, R., & Ho, A. (2008, April). Sources used in seeking & scanning for cancer treatment information. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  27. Ramirez, A.S., Freres, D., Martinez, L., Lewis, N., Armstrong, K., DeMichele, A., Fraze, T., Gray, S., Hull, S., Kelly, B., Lee, C-J., Nagler, R., Romantan, A., Schwartz, S., Smith-McLallen, A., & Hornik, R. (2008, April). Longitudinal effects of diet-related information seeking and scanning on dieting behavior. Poster presented at the CECCR Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  28. Sanders-Jackson, A. (2008, July). Narrative as Structure. Paper to be presented at the NCA Summer Conference 2008: Methods and Measures for Communication & Cognition Research, College Park, MD.
  29. Sanders-Jackson, A.N., Cappella, J.N., Linebarger, D.L., Piotrowski, J.T., O’Keeffe, M., Strasser, A., & Lerman, C. (2008, May). Addiction and Eyes on Screen: How smokers process smoking-related PSAs. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, CA.
  30. Schnoll, R. (2008, April). Spiral CT and lung cancer: science, the media and public opinion. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  31. Strasser, A. (2008, April). Experimental evaluation of anti-tobacco PSAs: effects of message content and format on cognitive, physiological and behavioral outcomes. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  32. Strasser, A. (2008, April). Formulating ads for tobacco products. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  33. Strasser, A., & Cappella, J. (2008, April). Smoking cues in anti-tobacco PSAs. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Grantee Meeting “From Innovation to Dissemination,” Atlanta, GA.
  34. Wong, N., Ho, A., Cappella, J. N., Strasser, A., & Lerman, C. (May, 2008). Improving anti-smoking message effectiveness: Death appeals, argument strength, and message sensation value. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.

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2007:

  1. Bigman, C., Leader, A., & Cappella, J.N. (2007, November). Culturing Opinion? Media Use, Coverage Intensity, Values, and Support for Stem Cell Research. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  2. Cappella, J.N., Leader, A., Kang, Y., & White, K. (May 2007). A rating scale for visual-verbal redundancy in anti-smoking video ads: reliability and validity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, May, 2007
  3. Cappella, J.N., Shim, M., & Price, V. (2007, November). Development and testing of the Health Confidence Index. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  4. Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C. Kang, Y., Shim, M., Jeong, S., & Leader, A. (May 2007). How the Public Understands Genetics: Effects on Efficacy and Healthy Behavior. Poster presented at the Interdisciplinary Science, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention conference, Pasadena, CA.
  5. Cappella, J.N., Mittermaier, D.J., Weiner, J., Humphreys, L., & Falcone, T. (2007, November). Framing Genetic Risk in Print and Broadcast News: A content analysis. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  6. Chernin, A. (2007, March). The relationship between children's knowledge of persuasive intent and persuasion: The case of televised food advertising. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  7. Fishbein, M. (October 2007). Models of Health Behavior. Invited presentation. International Collaboration Workshop on Translating shared decision making into clinical practices: Proof of Concept, Quebec City, Canada.
  8. Fishbein, M., & Smith-McLallen, A. (May, 2007). “Predicting Intentions to Engage in Cancer Prevention and Detection Behaviors: A Comparison of Ethnic Groups.” Presented at the Interdisciplinary Science, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Conference. Pasadena, CA.
  9. Fishbein, M., Jeong, S-H., & Zhang, W. (November, 2007). Multiple Media Use and Multi-tasking: Defining Today’s Audiences. Invited Presentation. International Congress on New Audiences and Multimedia Consumption. Mexico City, Mexico.
  10. Gandy, O., & Baruh, L. (2007, July). The contributions of race, spirituality and locus of control to perceptions of relative cancer risk. Paper presented at the International Association on Media and Communication Research Annual Meeting (IAMCR), Paris, France.
  11. Gray, S. (December 2007). Cancer Prevention Online? Decision Making in the Context of Direct to Consumer Cancer Genetic. To be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 6th International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, Philadelphia PA.
  12. Gray, S.W., Wong, N., Kelly, B., Romantan, A., Ramirez, S., Fraze, T., Smith-McLallen, A., Armstrong, K., Schwartz, J.S., & Hornik, R., (June 2007). Physician initiated cancer screening discussions and patient intention to engage in screening behavior. Poster Presented at ASCO annual meeting, Chicago, IL.
  13. Hennessy, M. (Nov. 2007). Scales and Indices: What’s the Difference and Does it Matter? Presented at the American Evaluation Assocation meetings, session on Advancing Valid Measurement in Evaluation, Baltimore, 2007.
  14. Hornik, R., Schwartz, J.S., Armstrong, K., DeMichele, A., Fishbein, M., Fraze, T., Frosch, D., Gray, S., Hull, S., Kelly, B., Kim, A., Lee, C., Lewis, N., Martinez, L., Nagler, R., Niederdeppe, J., Ramirez, S., Romantan, A., Smith-McLallen, A., & Wong, N. (2007, May). The Seeking and Scanning Behavior (SSB) Project. Poster presented at the USC-IPR/NIH Conference on Interdisciplinary Science, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention held in Pasadena, CA.
  15. Hull, S., Lee. C-J., & Hornik, R. (May 2007). The effects of seeking and scanning on behavioral intention: Integrative model approach to seeking and scanning. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
  16. Kelly, B. (2007, November). Other-oriented framing as a strategy for vaccine promotion: Messages emphasizing benefits to others show promise for increasing intentions. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  17. Kelly, B., & Hornik, R. (May 2007). Effects of Benefit-target Framing on Intentions to get Vaccinated for Avian Influenza. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
  18. Leader, A., Bigman, C., & Cappella, J.N. (August 2007). How Supportive Are Americans Toward HPV Vaccine Policies about Access, Funding and Parental Choice? Presented at the CDC Cancer Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  19. Leader, A., Cappella, J., & Lerman, C. (February 2007). A Vaccine Against Nicotine Addiction: Which Smokers will take a shot against quitting? Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
  20. Leader, A., Mittermaier, D.J., & Cappella, J.N. (November, 2007). News Media Coverage of the HPV Vaccine, December 2005 - November 2006. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  21. Lee, C-J. (2007, August). Interplay between media use and interpersonal communication in the context of healthy lifestyle behaviors: Reinforcing or substituting? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, DC.
  22. Lee, C-J. (2007, August). Interplay between media use and social participation in the context of healthy lifestyle behaviors: The mediating role of interpersonal health communication. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, DC.
  23. Lee, C-J. (2007, May). The effects of Internet use on health professional contact. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  24. Lee, C-J. (2007, November). The Effects of Internet Use for Health Information on Physician Visit: The moderating role of trust in health Info from health professionals. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  25. Martinez, L.S., & Lewis, N. (2007, November). The role of the media in shaping public opinion surrounding prescription drug use to treat depression and anxiety disorders in children: Possible side effects may include... Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  26. Nagler, R.H., Martinez, L.S., & Hornik, R.C. (2007, November). Americans’ Reliance on Interpersonal and Media Sources is Associated with Cancer Screening and Prevention Behavior. Poster Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  27. Nguyen, G.T., Leader, A.E., Hung, W.L. (2007, November). Awareness of anti-cancer vaccines among Asian American women with limited English proficiency: An opportunity for improved public health communication. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Atlanta GA.
  28. Niederdeppe, J. (2007). Beyond knowledge gaps: Explaining socioeconomic differences in information seeking in response to major celebrity cancer news events. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA, May 26-30.
  29. Piotrowski, J.T., & Linebarger, D.L. (2007, November). Exploring individual eye movement patterns when viewing smoking cessation PSAs. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
  30. Ramirez, A.S. (May 2007). Health Information Media Use and Cancer Information Seeking Differences Between Spanish- and English-speaking Latinos and Non-Hispanic Whites. Poster to be presented at the National Cancer Institute’s Health Information National Trends Survey Data Users Conference: “Building the Evidence Base in Cancer Communication” in Pasadena, California on May 4th-5th, 2007.
  31. Shim, M., Cappella, J.N., & Lerman, C. (May 2007). Genetic cues in direct-to-consumer prescription drug advertisements: Impact on cognitions, self-efficacy, and behavioral health intentions. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  32. Smith-McLallen, A., & Fishbein, M. (May 2007). Towards an Understanding of the Role of Normative Influence on Cancer-Related Behavior. Poster presented at the Interdisciplinary Science, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention conference, Pasadena, CA.
  33. Smith-McLallen, A., Fishbein, M., Bleakley, A., & Hennessy, M. (September, 2007). Social Norms: When, Why, and How do they Influence Behavior? Paper presented at the British Psychological Society – Social Psychology Division Conference, Canturbury, UK.
  34. Strasser, A., Sanborn, P., Tang, K., Cappella, J., Shadel, W., & Lerman, C. (2007, February). False Perceptions, Compensatory Smoking and Harm Exposure related to Quest Cigarettes. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
  35. Strasser, A., Tang, K., Tuller, M., Cappella, J., Shadel, W., & Lerman, C. (2007, February). Effect of Advertisement Manipulations on Smokers’ False Inferences about Quest Cigarettes. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
  36. Wong, N.C.H. (May, 2007). Investigating the effects of cancer risk and efficacy perceptions on cancer prevention adherence and intentions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
  37. Wong, N.C.H., & Cappella, J.N. (November, 2007). Anti-smoking threat and efficacy appeals: Effects on smoking cessation intentions for smokers with low and high readiness to quit. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

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2006:

  1. Armstrong, K., Gray, S., & Domchek, S. (2006, June). Internet use is associated with utilization of genetic counseling for BRCA 1/2 mutations in women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology (meeting abstracts), 24(18S), 10654.
  2. Cappella, J.N., Shim, M., & Price, V. (2006, February). The Health Confidence Index: Reliability, Validity and Temporal Trends from January to October, 2005. Paper presented at the ANHCS conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  3. Cappella, J.N., Lerman, C., & Kang, Y. (2006, June). Genetic Information in News: Deterministic and Probabilistic Frames About Genetic Susceptibilities to Smoking Addiction and Disease. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.
  4. Gray, S.W., Romantan, A., Kelly, B., Ramirez, S., Stevens, R., Wong, N., Kim, A., Schwartz, J.S., & Hornik, R. (2006). Cancer information acquisition differs by patient characteristics. Journal of Clinical Oncology (meeting abstracts), 24 (18S), 16008.
  5. Hornik, R. (May 2006). The University of Pennsylvania CECCR – Progress to Date. Presented at the NIH-wide Centers of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research Symposium, Bethesda, MD.
  6. Jeong, S.H., & Cappella, J.N. (2006). Genetic science information in news about obesity: Effects on perceptions about others and the self. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Science Communication Division, San Francisco, CA.
  7. Jeong, S.H., & Fishbein, M. (June, 2006). Predictors of multitasking with media: Media factors and audience factors. Paper presented to the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Mass Communication Division, Dresden, Germany.
  8. Kang, Y., & Cappella, J.N. (2006, April). The Impact of Message Sensation Value on Message Effectiveness: Its’ Interaction with Argument Quality. Paper presented at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication.
  9. Kelly, B. (November 2006). What do Americans know about Human Papillomavirus? Implications for vaccine promotion campaigns. Accepted for presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Conference. November 4-8, Boston, MA.
  10. Klein, A., & Cappella, J.N. (2006, June). Validating the Person-Centered Hierarchy: Does Person-Centeredness Account for Perceived Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Support Group Messages? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.
  11. Klein, A., & Humphreys, L. (2006, June). Measuring Online Social Support: Can Computer-Based Text Analysis Approximate Burleson’s Person-Centered Hierarchy? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.
  12. Leader, A., Weiner, J., Kelly, B., Bigman, C., Gray S., Hornik R., & Cappella, J. (2006, November). The Effects of Information Framing on Intentions to Vaccinate Against human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Paper presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Boston MA.
  13. Lee, C. (2006 February). The Effects of Media Use for Health Information on Health Professional Contacts: The Moderating Role of Health Information Channels. Presented at the first annual Annenberg National Health Survey Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  14. Lee, C. (2006, November). The Effects of Media Use for Health Information on Health Professional Contact. Paper to be presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting
  15. Nguyen, G.T., Armstrong, K., Barg, F., Holmes, J.H., & Hornik, R.C. (2006, November). Cancer information seeking behaviors of older Vietnamese immigrants. American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 5th International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, Boston MA.
  16. Niederdeppe, J. (2006). Do the media cultivate fatalistic and confused beliefs about cancer preventability? Paper presented at the Annenberg National Health Communication Survey Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 2006.
  17. Ramirez, A.S. (2006, February). Latinos' and Whites' preferences for health information from specific sources. Paper presented at the Annenberg National Health Communication Survey Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  18. Ramirez, A.S. (August 2006). Latinos' and Whites' preferences for health information from specific sources. Paper presented at the Congress of the Americas, Lima, Peru.
  19. Shim, M., & Cappella, J.N. (2006). Effects of prescription drug ads employing genetic cues: priming on health-related belief, efficacy, and behavioral intention. Presented at the ANHCS conference. Los Angeles, CA. February 10, 2006.
  20. Shim, M. (November 2006). Digital divide in cancer communication: Findings from 2003 and 2005 national surveys. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.
  21. Smith-McLallen, A., & Fishbein, M. (March, 2006). Towards an Understanding of the Role of Normative Influence on Cancer-Related Behaviors. Invited paper presented at Université de Provence, Aix-en-provence, France.
  22. Strasser, A., Cappella, J.N., Shadel, W., Fishbein, M., & Lerman, C. (2006, February). The effect of smoking cessation PSAs on cognitive and physiological responses. Presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
  23. Wong, N.C.H. (February, 2006). Association of cancer worry and genetic determinism with an individual’s adherence/non-adherence to cancer screening and adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors. Presented at the first annual Annenberg National Health Survey Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  24. Zhang, W., Jeong, S.-H., & Fishbein, M. (June, 2006). Effects of multitasking and arousal on television content recall and secondary task performance. Paper presented to the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Mass Communication Division, Dresden, Germany.

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2005:

  1. Cappella, J., Lerman, C., Romantan, A., & Baruh, L. (2005, May). News about Genetics and Smoking: Priming, Family Smoking History, and News Story Believability on Inferences of Genetic Susceptibility to Tobacco Addiction. Presented at the International Communication Association National Meeting, New York, New York.
  2. Fishbein, M., Cappella, J., Lerman, C., & Hennessy, M. (2005, March). Intentions, “Willingness,” Perceived Behavioral Control and Self-Efficacy as Determinants of Smoking Cessation. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Prague, Czech Republic.
  3. Frosch, D.L. (2005, June). Themes and persuasive devices in US television advertising of prescription pharmaceuticals. Paper presented at the 3rd International Shared Decision Making Conference, Ottawa, Canada.
  4. Frosch, D.L., Krueger, P.M., Hornik, R.C., & Barg, F.K. (2005, October). Marketing prescription drugs: A content analysis of television direct-to-consumer-advertising. Paper presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, San Francisco, CA.
  5. Frosch, D.L., Niederdeppe, J., & Hornik, R.C. (2005). Cancer-related news coverage and information seeking: Results from a national survey. Paper presented at the 3rd International Shared Decision Making Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 6/15/05.
  6. Halbert, C.H., Gandy, O.H, Collier, A., & Shaker, L. (2005, March). Beliefs about tobacco use in African Americans. Poster presented at the American Society of Preventive Oncology Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  7. Hawkins, R., Dijkstra, A., Fishbein, M., Kreuter, M., & Resnicow, K. (2005, June). A new understanding of tailoring for eHealth. Presented at the Critical Issues in Ehealth Research Conference. Washington, D.C.
  8. Hersh, A., & Humphreys, L. (2005, June). A Dual-Method Approach to Understanding Online Support Groups. Presented at Critical Issues in eHealth Research Conference, Bethesda, MD.
  9. Hornik, R. (July 2005). Communication and Diet: Concepts and Evidence. NCI Conference on Diet Behavior and Nutrition. 7/24/05.
  10. Hornik, R. (May 2005). Preventing Childhood Obesity: IOM Report and its Implications for Communication. International Communication Association, NY. 5/27/05.
  11. Hornik, R. (November 2005). Public Health Communication and Cancer, AACR Prevention Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  12. Jeong, S. (2005, May). Effects of genetic news on perceived controllability, responsibility, and helping behavior. Presented at the International Communication Association National Meeting, New York, New York.
  13. Jeong, S.H., Zhang, W., Davis, E., Jordan, A.B., Fishbein, M., Hennessy, M., & Martin, S. (2005, May). Multiple media use and multitasking with media. Paper presented at the 55th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Mass Communication Division, New York, NY.
  14. Nguyen, G.T., & Bellamy, S. (2005, December). Cancer information seeking preferences and behaviors of Asian Americans in the Health Information National Trends Survey. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  15. Nguyen, G.T., & Bellamy, S. (2005, October). Cancer information seeking preferences and behaviors of Asian Americans in the Health Information National Trends Survey. 33rd NAPCRG Annual Meeting (North American Primary Care Research Group). Quebec City, Quebec.
  16. Nguyen, G.T., & Bellamy, S. (January 2005). Cancer Information Seeking Patterns in a National Sample of Asian Americans. Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) Data Users Conference. January 20, 2005. Tradewinds Sandpiper Hotel and Suites, St. Pete Beach FL.
  17. Nguyen, G.T., & Bellamy, S.L. (2005, November). Cancer information seeking preferences and behaviors of Asian Americans in the Health Information National Trends Survey. Pennsylvania Cancer Control Consortium (PAC3) Research Summit, Harrisburg PA.
  18. Nguyen, G.T. (2005, May). Cancer communication in Asian immigrant populations. 5th Biennial Conference on Cancer, Culture and Literacy: Solutions for Addressing Health Disparities through Community Partnerships, Clearwater Beach FL.
  19. Niederdeppe, J., Frosch, D.L., & Hornik, R. (January 2005). Cancer-related news coverage and information seeking: Results from a national survey. Paper presented at the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) Data Users Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, January 20-21, 2005.
  20. Niederdeppe, J., Frosch, D.L., & Hornik, R. (March 2005). Cancer-related news coverage and information seeking: Results from a national survey. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Preventive Oncology, San Francisco, CA, March 12-14, 2005.
  21. Niederdeppe, J., Frosch, D.L., & Hornik, R. (May 2005). Cancer-related news coverage and information seeking: Results from a national survey. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, New York, NY, May 26-30, 2005.
  22. Niederdeppe, J., Hornik, R., Kelly, B., Frosch, D., Romantan, A., Stevens, R., & Weiner, J. (March 2005). Exploring the dimensions of cancer-related information scanning and searching behavior. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Preventive Oncology, San Francisco, CA, March 12-14, 2005.
  23. Niederdeppe, J., Hornik, R., Kelly, B., Frosch, D., Romantan, A., Stevens, R., & Weiner, J. (May 2005). Exploring the dimensions of cancer-related information scanning and searching behavior. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association, New York, NY, May 26-30, 2005.
  24. Ramirez, A.S. (December 2005). The logic of segmentation, targeting and tailoring variables for health communication campaigns using ethnicity/race criteria. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  25. Romantan, A., Hornik, R., Weiner, J., Price, V., & Cappella, J.N. (January 2005). Learning about Cancer: A Comparative Analysis of the Performance of Complementary and Alternative Measures of Incidental Exposure to the Mass Media. Presented at the Health Information National Trends Survey Data Users Conference. St. Pete Beach, FL. January 20-21, 2005.
  26. Schreiber, D., Humphreys, L., & Cappella, J. (2005, June). Computerized Content Analysis of News about Genetic Influences on Disease and Behavior: MySQL, LIWC, and Automap as Tools. Presented at Critical Issues in eHealth Research Conference, Bethesda, MD.
  27. Shadel, W., Strasser, A., Cappella, J., Pinto, A., Hornik, R., & Lerman, C. (2005, March). Evaluating smokers' reactions to advertising for new lower nicotine Quest cigarettes. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting, Prague. Czech Republic.
  28. Shim, M., & Kang, Y. (2005, November). Digital divide and knowledge of cancer: Findings from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey. Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.
  29. Shim, M. (2005, June). Measuring the quality of eHealth use: Its implications for the digital divide research. Poster presented at the Critical Issues in eHealth Research Conference. Bethesda, MD.
  30. Shim, M., Kelly, B., & Hornik, R. (January 2005). Cancer scanning and seeking is associated with knowledge, lifestyle choices and screening behavior. Presented at the Health Information National Trends Survey Data Users Conference. St. Pete Beach, Florida, January 20-21, 2005.
  31. Shim, M., Kelly, B., & Hornik, R. (May 2005). Cancer scanning and seeking is associated with knowledge, lifestyle choices and screening behavior. Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Meeting, New York City, NY. May, 2005.
  32. Strasser, A., Zhao, X., Cappella, J., & Lerman, C. (2005, March). Argument strength and message sensation value of public service announcements (PSAs) targeted to adult smokers. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Prague. Czech Republic.
  33. Zhao, X., Cappella, J.N., Fishbein, M., & Barrett, D.W. (2005, May). A measure of argument strength for anti-drug PSAs targeted to adolescents: Reliability and validity. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, New York, NY.

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2004:

  1. Nguyen,G.T., Hornik, R., Barg, F., Holmes, J., & Armstrong, K. (2004, October). Cancer-Related Public Information Searching Behaviors Among Vietnamese Immigrants: Work in Progress. 32nd NAPCRG Annual Meeting (North American Primary Care Research Group). Orlando, FL.
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