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Health Communication Core (DF/HCC)

Director: Viswanath, Vish, Ph.D.

Location: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, LW601, Boston, MA 02215-5450

Core Summary:

The Health Communication Core offers a full range of creative communication services to support evidence-based recruitment and retention of study participants and intervention research. HCC serves researchers from diverse disciplines who need websites, logos, brochures, social media campaigns, publications, and interactive media targeted to the needs and preferences of specific audiences.

Institutions:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Viswanath, Vish, Ph.D.
Phone: (617) 632-2225
Email

Member: Coleman, Catherine
Role: Assistant Director, Health Communication Core
Phone: (617) 632-5078
Email

Services:
  • Communication planning, naming, identity, recruitment and retention strategy development, cost estimates for grant applications

  • Contact us at http://www.healthcommcore.org/contact-health-communication-core for a free consultation to explore how we can help your grant application or project succeed

  • Free consultation

  • Graphic design of logos, posters, brochures, websites, newsletters, and a full-range of print and online materials

  • Marketing/outreach strategies that increase awareness of and access to services and resources

  • Social media campaigns to support recruitment, retention, dissemination, patient and provider education

  • Website development and hosting

  • Writing/editing clear, accurate content that is engaging and easy-to-read.

    HCC offers special expertise in meeting the communication needs of low-literacy and other groups at risk for health disparities


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Last updated: 2017-03-13T15:55:29.388-05:00