Michelle Woods, BA

Communications Officer

Michelle WoodsBiography

Michelle joined MTH in 2016, contributing her editing and social media knowledge to the team. She received a BA in Writing from Grand Valley State University and completed a copy editing certificate program at the University of Chicago. Michelle is currently a MA student in English at the University of Pittsburgh. She is interested in adolescent media use.

Education

MA (in progress), English—University of Pittsburgh

BA, Writing—Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Projects

Title: Leveraging Twitter to Monitor Nicotine and Tobacco-Related Cancer Communication
Role: Research Assistant
Funding Agency: National Cancer Institute
Grant Number: R01-CA225773 
Years: 2018-2022

Title: Optimizing Mental Health in the Age of Social Media
Role: Research Assistant
Funding Agency: Fine Foundation
Years: 2017-2019

Complete Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  1. Hoffman BL, Hoffman R, Wessel CB, Shensa A, Woods MS, Primack BA. Use of fictional medical television in health sciences education: A systematic review. Advances in Health Sciences Education. 2017;23(1):201-216. doi: 10.1007/s10459-017-9754-5

  2. Primack BA, Woods MS, Kupersmidt JB, Bier MC, Austin EW. Media literacy and smoking [invited book chapter]. International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. 2017.

  3. Colditz JB, Woods MS, Primack BA. Adolescents seeking online health information: Topics, approaches, and challenges [invited book chapter]. Technology and Adolescent Health. 2018. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-69638-6

  4. Primack BA, Shensa A, Sidani JE, Bowman N, Knight J, Karim SA, Bisbey M, Colditz JB, Woods MS, Escobar-Viera CG. Toward a paradigm for reducing risk for mental health conditions associated with social media use: Encouraging “REAL” communication [invited book chapter]. Families and Technology.  2017.

Contact

Email: m.woods@pitt.edu

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