Wed, May 26|
Dear Pandemic: Those Nerdy Girls at the infodemiology Frontlines
Presenter: Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA
Time & Location
May 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
Dr. Buttenheim is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of a Dear Pandemic, a collective of interdisciplinary women scientists addressing the sci-comm during COVID-19 with accurate, timely, curated science news and lifestyle and guidance. Dear Pandemic has more than 80,000 followers on 7 social platforms, and reaches up to 1,000,000 people each month. How did Dear Pandemic come to be? What impact has the campaign had? Where is it headed next?
Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA Scientific Director, Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women's Health
Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Division of Health Policy in Perelman School of Medicine
Director of Engagement at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Dr. Alison Buttenheim is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Policy. Her research addresses persistent behavior change challenges in public and global health. Using insights from behavioral economics and related disciplines, Dr. Buttenheim designs and trials interventions to change behaviors that are central to infectious disease prevention. Her work spans Chagas disease prevention campaigns in Peru and HIV testing and treatment efforts in South Africa to vaccine acceptance and COVID-19 mitigation strategies in the U.S.