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February 26, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: WebEx Online
Cost: Free
Calendars: Research Events
Audience: Invite Only

This  webinar will address:

  • Conditions of crisis and crisis communication
  • Challenges in communicating within an emerging infectious disease context
  • How to utilize the CDC's principles of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication  
  • Developmental frameworks for communication and emerging infectious diseases

Matthew W. Seeger, is a Professor of Communication at Wayne State University where he studies crisis and risk communication, health promotion and communication, and crisis response. He has worked with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on crisis communication for more than a decade and is a member of the World Health Organization Guidelines Development Group for Emergency Risk Communication. He is the author of over 200 articles and 10 books.

For more information about this event, please contact Israel Sexton at 313.577.0500 or