Aldoory, Linda

Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Programming
Department of Communication
College of Arts & Humanities
1102 Francis Scott Key Hall
Phone: 
301-405- 7364
General Research Interests: 
Aldoory’s research focuses on health literacy and health communication, specifically focusing
on effects of media messages and campaigns on underserved health populations. Some of her
recent work includes a health literacy campaign developed for the Health Enterprise Zone in
Capitol Heights, Prince George’s County, MD, and health curriculum development integrated
into Worcester County Public Schools, Maryland. Her research is published in the top journals in
the field, such as Journal of Health Communication, Women & Health, and Health
Communication. She has consulted for the CDC, FDA and USDA. She formerly worked for The
Bronx Perinatal Consortium, a maternal child health organization in The Bronx, NY, and for the
American Psychiatric Association in Washington, DC, in public affairs and communication.