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Gary Kreps

University Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication

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Expertise: Health and Organizational Communication, Health Promotion, Multimedia Edutainment, Multicultural Relations, and Applied Research Methods

Kreps served as the founding chief of the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute where he developed national health communication research initiatives to promote cancer prevention and control. His published work includes more than 250 scholarly books and articles concerning the applications of communication knowledge in society. He can speak about public health campaigns, improving provider education and the design of consumer friendly health plans. Kreps can discuss strategies for communicating information related to infectious diseases and pandemics to the public.

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