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Sarah C. Vos, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and the Director of Undergraduate Research in the College of Public Health. 

She teaches in Bachelor of Public Health Program and helps undergraduate students find research mentors. Her own research explores how public health organizations can use social media and other short message systems to improve health outcomes, particularly during a public health crisis.

Her research has been published in Cancer Control, Health Security, Risk Analysis, and the Journal of Health Communication. As an applied and translational scholar, Sarah is particularly interested in how health-related organizations can use social media communication to address misinformation.

Dr. Vos' Curriculum Vitae

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  • PhD, Communication
    • University of Kentucky
  • MA, Communication
    • University of Kentucky
  • BA, English
    • Calvin College

Research Interests

  • Health organizational communication on social media
  • Message effectiveness on social media
  • Effective communication about health policy

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