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Aldoory, Linda

Aldoory, Linda

Professor
Associate Dean
Communication
College of Arts & Humanities
Brain and Behavior Institute
1102 Francis Scott Key Hall
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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.