Rachel Smith

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Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences
  • University Park, PA 16802

Phone

814-863-0030

Study Systems

Health Communication and Campaigns

Stigma

Social Influence; Theories of Behavior Change

Antibiotic stewardship

HIV, Malaria, HPV

System Sciences

Publications

Examples of Recent Publications

 

 

 

 

 

Smith, R.A., Quesnell, M., Glick, L, Hackman, N., M'ikanatha, N.M. (2015) Preparing for antibiotic resistance campaigns: a person-centered approach to audience segmentation. Journal of Health Communication; DOI:10.1080/10810730.2015.1018652.

Smith, R.A., M'ikanatha, N.M., Read, A.F. (2014) Antibiotic resistance: a primer and a call to action. Health Communications; DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2014.943634

Smith, R. A. (2014). Infectious Disease Stigmas: Maladaptive in Modern Society. Communication Studies, 65(2), Special Issue on Stigma. DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2013.851096

 

 

 

Smith, R. A., Hernandez, R., & Catona, D. (2013) Investigating Initial Disclosures and Reactions to Unexpected, Positive HPV Diagnosis. Western Journal of Communication. doi: 10.1080/10570314.2013.786120

 

 

 

 

Smith, R. A., & Findeis, J. (2012). Investigating adopter categories for an agricultural innovation in Mozambique with Latent Class Analysis. Journal of Health Communication. DOI:10.1080/10810730.2012.688249

 

Smith, R. A. (2012). An experimental test of stigma communication features with a hypothetical infectious disease alert. Communication Monographs, 79, 522-538. DOI:10.1080/03637751.2012.723811

 

Smith, R. A. & Baker, M. (2012). HIV Stigma and Centrality in the Community’s Network in Namibia. AIDS & Behavior, 16, 525-534. PMID:22327408

 

Barclay, V. C., Smith, R. A., & Findeis, J. L. (2012). Surveillance considerations for malaria elimination. Malaria Journal.  DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-304 http://www.malariajournal.com/content/11/1/304/abstract  [highly accessed]

Smith, R. A., & Parrott, R. (2012). Mental representations of HPV in Appalachia: Gender, semantic network analysis, and knowledge gaps. Journal of Health Psychology, 17  [ Also selected for reprint in Psychological Progress as Excellence in Research.  http://psychologyprogress.com/mental-representations-of-hpv-in-appalachi...

Smith, RA, Barclay, VC, & Findeis, JL. (2011). Investigating preferences for mosquito-control technologies in Mozambique with latent class analysis. Malaria Journal, 10:200, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-200.