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I am excited to announce professional development opportunities at Tufts
this summer. The full list of courses for the 2017 Summer Institute
<> is:

*Mobile Health Design*
May 24 - June 21, 2017

This online course examines the potential and impact of mobile devices for
health. Students will conceptualize and design health apps and devices that
incorporate evidence-based guidelines and capitalize on the mobility,
portability, and input/output capabilities of smartphones and other mobile

*Health Literacy Leadership Institute
June 12 - June 16, 2017

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to improve the health literacy  of
health professionals and consumers. Learn to identify health literacy
specific to your audience and develop a curriculum or  educational program
to achieve identified measurable objectives.

*Institute for Social Marketing
9 - July 14, 2017

Learn how to apply commercial marketing principles to individual and social
change. Participants will gain a global perspective as they develop a
social marketing strategy and work plan targeting a pressing public health

*Digital Strategies for Health Communication*
July 17 - July 21, 2017

Learn how to develop and implement a digital strategy to drive a
health organization’s
online presence, specifically the processes for selecting, using, managing,
and evaluating the effectiveness of web, social media, and mobile

*Medical Journalism: Mass Media and Public Health Messaging
31 – August 4, 2017

This one-week course will introduce participants to key principles in
health and
medical journalism with the aim of both fostering a better understanding of
the processes that underlie the decisions made by news entities and helping
participants develop strategies to utilize the broad reach of the news
media to communicate important health and public health messages.

In addition, if you want more extensive professional development, check out
the certificate program in Digital Health Communication
<>. We are
offering a scholarship for public health professionals as well with a May
20, 2017 application deadline.

Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, ScM

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of
Public Health and Community Medicine
Director, Certificate in Digital Health Communication
Founder, RecycleHealth <>
Course Director, Digital Strategies for Health Communication
, July 17-21, 2017

Phone: 617-636-0438
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