This blog will feature activities, updates and exciting information about the HCID Lab and its team members. Information, announcements and news relevant to members of the Health Communication field will be included here as well. 

October 12, 2018

Many doctoral students ask about my postdoc experience. It was, in a word, AMAZING! As I often share with them, it was amazing because I was intentional about my choice. To me a postdoc was not a "backup plan" it was the only plan. Planning for a postdoc will help to e...

August 11, 2018

This year, the HCID lab invited members of the HCAT lab to Chicago for an end of summer writing retreat! We stayed in the "mansion" in Highland Park. We drafted and submitted several manuscripts. We use post-it notes to track journal submissions. It was a productive ev...

June 3, 2018

Members of the HCID lab once again took to Grant Park and participated in the Lurie Cancer Center Survivor's run/walk event. It was the 25th year of the event! We had another beautiful and sunny day!

June 1, 2018

Courtney represented the HCID lab in Prague at the 68th International Communication Association Annual Conference. While in Prague she presented work conducted in the lab on BRCA previvor identity and parents' perceptions of developmental delays in toddlerhood. 

March 26, 2018

Tuesday March 20th - Friday March 23rd, members of the Health Communication Interaction Design Lab took over Co-Workers in Wilmette, IL. The goal was to get together in one space off campus to crank out some manuscripts that had been our" to-do list." We worked from 9a...

October 10, 2017

Congratulations to HCID Lab member Hannah Badal on her first authored publication titled Swipe Right: Dating Website and App Use Among Men Who Have Sex With Men. This study explored the frequency of dating website and app useage among MSM to understand sub-group differ...

August 27, 2017

On a beautiful and sunny Saturday at the end of August, John and Anna walked across the stage of the Alice Millar Chapel to receive their Master of Science in Health Communication diplomas. Congratulations John and Anna, we are so proud of you both!!...

August 17, 2017

Courtney Scherr, director of the HCID lab, is a long-time member of the HCAT lab run by Jakob Jensen at the University of Utah. This fall, members of the HCAT lab were in Chicago for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. We decided it was...

August 17, 2017

On a bright, sunny and WARM Sunday morning in June, the HCID lab members met up in downtown Chicago to join 4,000 other participants in the Lurie Cancer Center Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K. Listening to and reading survivors' stories during the event served as a po...

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