Roles for Behavioral Science in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

$10.00

Society for Health Psychology Virtual Programming Series
Hosted by The Society of Clinical Psychology and the Science of Behavior Change

Presenters:  Drs. Donald Edmondson, Luke Stoeckel, Heather Brandt, Katherine Milkman and Jasmin Tiro

Donald Edmondson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and PI of the Science of Behavior Change Program; Luke Stoeckel, PhD Program Director, NIA; Heather Brandt, PhD, Director, HPV Cancer Prevention Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Katherine Milkman, PhD, James G. Dinan Professor at The University of Pennsylvania; Jasmin Tiro, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Overview: This webinar is aimed at providing an introductory discussion surrounding the behavioral and social science challenges and proposed solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine uptake and adoption, particularly in underserved populations. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the various characteristics of COVID-19 vaccinations, the current vaccine distribution and uptake conditions, and the key implementation challenges and how to overcome them.
  2. Discuss the ongoing mega-study concerning communication research aimed at increasing flu vaccinations during the Fall of 2020 and how these results can translate to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations.  
  3. Describe the promising, evidence-based strategies to actively engage hesitant individuals, key messages to address concerns, and motivate decisions and actions in favor of vaccination.

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Society for Health Psychology Virtual Programming Series
Hosted by The Society of Clinical Psychology and the Science of Behavior Change

Presenters:  Drs. Donald Edmondson, Luke Stoeckel, Heather Brandt, Katherine Milkman and Jasmin Tiro

Donald Edmondson, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and PI of the Science of Behavior Change Program; Luke Stoeckel, PhD Program Director, NIA; Heather Brandt, PhD, Director, HPV Cancer Prevention Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Katherine Milkman, PhD, James G. Dinan Professor at The University of Pennsylvania; Jasmin Tiro, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Overview: This webinar is aimed at providing an introductory discussion surrounding the behavioral and social science challenges and proposed solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine uptake and adoption, particularly in underserved populations. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the various characteristics of COVID-19 vaccinations, the current vaccine distribution and uptake conditions, and the key implementation challenges and how to overcome them.
  2. Discuss the ongoing mega-study concerning communication research aimed at increasing flu vaccinations during the Fall of 2020 and how these results can translate to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations.  
  3. Describe the promising, evidence-based strategies to actively engage hesitant individuals, key messages to address concerns, and motivate decisions and actions in favor of vaccination.