Data and Analytics, Pandemic Response

Countering Disinformation and Misinformation to Develop Messaging That Builds Confidence in Public Health

Wednesday, August 11 at 11:45 AM - 12:05 PM PDT
Caesars, Booth C1037 - Federal Healthcare - Theater
Social media is a vital communication channel for government and other public-interest organizations to disseminate accurate and timely information about public health. False and inaccurate information disproportionately impacts groups that have been historically marginalized. MITRE health communication scientists applied their expertise and research to create the COVID-19 Health Communication Playbook, a guide for public health practioners.
Government or Public Policy Professional, Public Health Practitioner, Population Health Management Professional


Denise Scannell, Dr.
Chief Scientist - Health Communication
Linda Desens, Dr.
Principal Scientist, Health Communication