Rebekah H Nagler

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20102020
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Research interests

I am an associate professor in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. My research examines the effects of routine exposure to health information in the media, with a particular focus on conflicting and often controversial information about cancer prevention and screening. Additional research interests include communication inequalities, health disparities (along racial/ethnic minority, socioeconomic status, and sex/gender lines), and tobacco control. My work has been funded by agencies and organizations including the National Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society, and ClearWay Minnesota. From January 2014-July 2017, I was supported by a career development award through the University of Minnesota's NIH-funded Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program. I received my PhD in Communication and my BA in the History and Sociology of Science, both from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

Research interests

  • community-engaged research
  • health communication
  • women's health
  • cancer communication
  • communication inequalities and health disparities
  • tobacco control
  • mass media effects

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2010 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Mammography
Population
Health
Poverty
Health Promotion
Young Adult
Vaccination
Cross-Sectional Studies
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Telemedicine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Graphic and Arousing? Emotional and Cognitive Reactions to Tobacco Graphic Health Warnings and Associated Quit-Related Outcomes Among Low SEP Population Groups

Bekalu, M. A., Ramanadhan, S., Bigman, C. A., Nagler, R. H. & Viswanath, K., Jun 7 2019, In : Health communication. 34, 7, p. 726-734 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

socioeconomic position
Tobacco
population group
Population Groups
nicotine

Perceptions of politicization and HPV vaccine policy support

Saulsberry, L., Fowler, E. F., Nagler, R. H. & Gollust, S. E., Aug 14 2019, In : Vaccine. 37, 35, p. 5121-5128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Papillomaviridae
vaccines
Vaccines
Reproductive Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Evolution of Mammography Controversy in the News Media: A Content Analysis of Four Publicized Screening Recommendations, 2009 to 2016

Nagler, R. H., Fowler, E. F., Marino, N. M., Mentzer, K. M. C. & Gollust, S. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Women's Health Issues. 29, 1, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammography
content analysis
news
cancer
coverage

Activities 2010 2014

  • 3 Types of Award - Prize (including medals and awards)

University of Minnesota BIRCWH K12 Scholar, 2014 - 2017

Rebekah H Nagler (Recipient)
20142017

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Prize (including medals and awards)

Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry and Scholarship, 2014 - 2016

Rebekah H Nagler (Recipient)
20142016

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Prize (including medals and awards)

Harvard Education Program in Cancer Prevention Fellowship, 2010 - 2013

Rebekah H Nagler (Recipient)
20102013

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Prize (including medals and awards)