Dahlstrom Teaches Summer Course at University of Augsburg

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Associate Professor Michael Dahlstrom served as a visiting professor at the University of Augsburg, Germany, this summer as part of their Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research’s first summer school program. The program, titled Social, cultural and communicative aspects of health research, brought in scholars from communication, sociology and anthropology to teach graduate classes and give public lectures. Dahlstrom taught a course entitled Health Communication: The influence of mediated messages on health attitudes and behavior and a separate workshop focusing on publishing international journals.

Dahlstrom also presented research projects at three conferences this summer, the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference in Fukuoka, Japan, the HealthNAR Symposium in Augsburg, Germany, and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in Minneapolis and concluded his term as head of the Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk division of AEJMC.