Janice Krieger is a health communication scientist focused on identifying innovative ways to empower patients and their families in healthcare decision-making as well as reduce barriers that contribute to inequities in cancer prevention and survivorship. She is the director of the STEM Translational Communication Center and a professor in the Department of Advertising in the College of Journalism and Communications. Janice's research focuses on developing interventions utilizing virtual clinicians to improve health-related outcomes for underrepresented populations, particularly rural patients.
Areas of Expertise (13)
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Perspectives of pregnant and breastfeeding women on longitudinal clinical studies that require non-invasive biospecimen collection – a qualitative studyBMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Dominick J Lemas, et al.
Investigation of the microbiome during early life has stimulated an increasing number of cohort studies in pregnant and breastfeeding women that require non-invasive biospecimen collection. The objective of this study was to explore pregnant and breastfeeding women’s perspectives on longitudinal clinical studies that require non-invasive biospecimen collection and how they relate to study logistics and research participation.
A feasibility trial of parent HPV vaccine reminders and phone-based motivational interviewingBMC Public Health
Stephanie AS Staras, et al.
We assessed the feasibility and acceptability of a sequential approach of parent-targeted HPV vaccine reminders and phone-based Motivation Interviewing.
Internet-based tailored virtual human health intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening: design guidelines from two user studiesJournal on Multimodal User Interfaces
Mohan Zalake, et al.
To influence user behaviors, Internet-based virtual humans (VH) have been used to deliver health interventions. When developing Internet-based VH health interventions, the developers have to make several design decisions on VH’s appearance, role, language, or medium.