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Each of the departments in the School of Communication has programmed events that invite its students, Emerson alumni, and guests to participate in sessions, hear inspiring and well connected speakers, and network. The events are open to all majors.
 

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  • Medical Messengers Lecture: "Offerings of Reassurance and Variations of Response from Cancer Patients"

    11/18/13
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theater

    Dr. Beach is Professor in the School of Communication at San Diego State University, Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, and Member of the Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego. His research and teaching focus on the convergence of conversational and institutional interactions. A particular concern with health and illness has given rise to long-term investigations of how family members talk through cancer on the telephone, medical interviewing in primary, preventive, and oncological care, and related illness dilemmas (e.g., bulimia, obesity, chest pain, cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis).

    Sponsored by School of Communication with Health Communication Graduate Program

    For more information please contact:
    Timothy Edgar
    617-824-8743