The 23rd Annual Social Marketing in Public Health Conference - Ideas Beyond Borders - June 20-21, 2014.  Clearwater Beach, FL.

The conferences offers a blend of plenary presentations by internationally recognized social marketingexperts on topics of interest to learners at all levels. Concurrent sessions, both invited and selected from responses to the Call for Abstracts supplement the agenda with case studies of social marketing applications in a variety of settings and new developments in the field.These sessions are balanced between introductory and more advanced audiences. The specific topics and speakers are selected to elaborate on key elements of the social marketing approach and to illustrate opportunities to apply social marketing. There are lots of networking opportunities to meet leaders in the field and long time friends as well.


2014 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media- AUGUST 19-21, 2014. Atlanta, GA.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Public Health Information Coalition is pleased to announce the eighth annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media to be held August 19 – 21, 2014 in Atlanta, GA.

This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.

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Health Communication Summer Institute and New Online Certificate in Digital Health Communication at Tufts University School of Medicine

For health communication professionals, academics, and researchers, Tufts University School of Medicine's Health Communication Program's 2014 Summer Institute offers three courses critical to staying current with the field of health communication.

  • Mobile Health Design, a synchronous five week online course, May 21 - June 18
  • Digital Strategies for Health Communication, a one week course delivered on our Health Sciences campus in Boston, July 20 - 25
  • Health Literacy Leadership Institute, a one week course and professional forum also delivered on our Health Sciences campus, June 9 - 13

Dr. Susan Kirby joins the Editorial Board of Social Marketing Quarterly - December 2013