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The Utility of Social Media for Public Health
Friday, November 25, 2011 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave. Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350 & Webinar



In this presentation, Dr. Keelan  will review the state of evidence related to the current use, and utility of, social media in public health communications and practice. She will also discuss a framework for utilizing social media in different communications contexts as well as the strengths and limitations of current social media applications.

Presenter: Dr.Jennifer Keelan
Dr. Keelan is an assistant professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In 2009, she was awarded a Career Scientist Award from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to support research examining the utility of social media for knowledge-exchange and behavioural change related to health.

This event is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7100 or


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