Harnessing the Power of Twitter While Combatting Misinformation and Trolls: A Conversation with Dr. Joshua Sharfstein
Twitter continues to grow as a powerful communications mechanism for health scientists and policy makers alike. Dealing with the ongoing misinformation crisis — and those who fuel it — can be a challenge for anyone in the health sciences who uses Twitter. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Joshua Sharfstein about the promises and pitfalls of using Twitter for health science communication.
The webinar is free and open to doctoral and graduate students, faculty, and others in the Johns Hopkins community.
12 – 1 p.m. Eastern US Time
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Register here (https://tinyurl.com/r3register4)
The lecture is the fifth in a series of talks on communications skills sponsored by the?R3 Science Communications Leadership Program, which is supported by the Provost’s PhD Professional Development Initiative.?
Join the conversations on Twitter at #R3ISEnetwork!?
For more information, please contact the program directors, Brian?Klaas?(firstname.lastname@example.org) and Brian Simpson (email@example.com).??
Joshua Sharfstein, MD
Dr. Sharfstein is Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, and Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management. Previously, he served as the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as Commissioner of Health for Baltimore City, and as health policy advisor for Congressman Henry A. Waxman. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Public Administration.