Event Date Details:
Reception afterwards at The Beachside!
- 1009 SS&MS
Dr. Norah Dunbar, Chair email@example.com
Please mark your calendars for a talk by Ashley Duggan, PhD Alumni of our Department and Professor at Boston College. She studies the role of interpersonal discussions of health and illness on wellbeing and has a terrific new book titled Health and Illness in Close Relationships.
Ashley P. Duggan (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara 2003) is Associate Professor in the Communication department at Boston College where she teaches Health Communication, Research Methods, Relational Communication, and Nonverbal Communication. Her research is grounded in social science and addresses the intersections of nonverbal and verbal communication processes, health, and relationships. She holds additional appointments as adjunct faculty in Public Health and Community Medicine and in Family Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where her connections allow for interdisciplinary research involving large-scale analysis the development of reflective capacity in medicine, the ways reflective practice connects to communication processes in provider/patient interactions, and the ways communication predictors of health disparities vary across patient populations.