Communication Strategies

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Hold on Doctor, Let me Google That
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Wendy Kallina, PhD
Wendy Kallina, PhD
Agnes Scott College, Founding Faculty Director of Data Visualization Program


How does the average person make sense of health analytics? Although there are myriad jokes about turning to the web for medical information and diagnoses, it's symptomatic of a larger problem between the inability of individuals to connect the audience with the data, whether it's one-on-one with a health practitioner or within the public sphere. There are massive amounts of health data produced without context nor distilled for the understanding of diverse audiences. In this session, we'll explore presentation and communication strategies for health data.


How the development of expertise can actually impair communication.