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Thank you for attending the 2022 NCHCMM in Atlanta, August 16th-18th. Please access the photo gallery to enjoy some of the great memories we shared. We look forward to seeing you again in 2023.

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Session Recordings/Presentations

As a 2022 NCHCMM attendee we are providing you with exclusive access to all sessions and recordings. After you have received your password, you can visit the Agenda page and select the session you would like to watch.

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Featured Speakers

Opening Plenary

Jay Bernhardt, Ph.D., MPH
Professor and Dean
Department of Communication Studies
Moody College of Communication at
The University of Texas at Austin

Society for Health Communication

Tuesday August 16, 2022
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Featured Plenary

Dr. Frederic Bertley
Immunologist, Educator and Advocate for Critical and Innovative Thinking

President and CEO
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

Wednesday August 17, 2022
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


  • 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

    Registration Open

  • 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Pre-conference Workshops

    What does the Public Really Think? New Survey Insights to Enhance Vaccine Communication Strategy and Build Trust in Public Health

    Making Presentations People Want to See, Hear, and Experience

  • 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Exhibitor Move in/Set-up

  • 12:00 PM - 05:30 PM

    Exhibit Hall Hours

  • 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

    Opening Plenary Session
    Communicating in a Transformed World: How the Pandemic Ushered in a New Era of Public Health Communications

  • 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM


  • 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

    Special Sessions
    Let's Talk About Maternal Health: Addressing Health Inequities for Moms, Infants and Our Communities

  • 03:30 PM - 03:45 PM


  • 03:45 PM - 05:15 PM

    Communicating through COVID-19 and Beyond: Insights from the Field to Develop Credible and Effective

    Obstacles and Opportunities for Increasing Culturally Competent Public Health, Food Safety and Risk

    The Next Generation: Cultivating Young Audiences as Public Health Champions

  • 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

    Networking Activity

  • 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

    Coffee Break

  • 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

    Registration Open

  • 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

    Exhibit Hall Hours

  • 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    Debunking Misinformation on Social Media about Vaccinations in the Black Community: How We Used the "Naysayers' Tools to Tell the Truth"

    Stemming the Tide of Overdose: Lessons in Effective Harm-Reduction Messaging for Teens & Adults

    Using a Collaborative Regional Approach to Shape More Impactful Public Health Communications

  • 09:30 AM - 09:45 AM


  • 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

    Spotlight/Special Session
    Developing Tools for Building & Sustaining Trust in Health Information: The National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program

  • 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM


  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Plenary Session

  • 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

    Lunch on Your Own

  • 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

    Can Celebrity Influencers Drive Results for My Public Health Campaign?

    Harnessing the Power of Pop Culture and Comedy to Make Vital Preventive Health Care and Screenings

    Three Research-Driven Social Marketing Approaches to Increasing COVID-19 Vaccinations Among Populations

  • 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM


  • 02:45 PM - 04:15 PM

    Addressing COVID-19 Disparities through Community-Engaged, Evidence-Based Health Communicaiton Campaign

    How Communicators can Address Misinformaiton and Disinformation: Lessons from Pandemic Action Network

    The Power of Pivoting: How to Strategically Modify and Reshape Program Promotion, and Delivery in the Midst of Change

  • 04:15 PM - 04:30 PM


  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

    Coffee Break

  • 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Registration Open

  • 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Exhibit Hall Hours

  • 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    Accessibility and Beyond: Innovations to Advance Health Equity

    Building the Vaccine Confidence Plane as We Fly It: Lessons Learned from Audience Research and Campaign

    Training Tomorrow's Communicators Today: Redefining Public Health Communication Competencies

  • 09:30 AM - 09:45 AM


  • 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

    Special Sessions/Breakout Sessions
    Bridging the Trust Gap: Applying Lessons Learned to Engage Underrepresented Communities

    Understanding Critical Knowledge Gaps Among High-Risk Populations

  • 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM


  • 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM

    Closing Plenary Session

    Health Communication Leadership in Times of Change: A Conversation with CDC Health Communication Leaders

  • 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Exhibit Move Out

*Schedule Subject to Change

All Times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)



Please stay updated to all the conference announcements
that will be provided over the coming months!