Salud Talks Podcast Episode 31: “Communicating COVID-19”


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How we process information can impact significant aspects of our lives: The choices we make, issues we or do not support, or even if we care to tackle a problem.

When it comes to health, how information is spread can save lives — or it can lead to further sickness and harm.

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps throughout the U.S., medical experts say that mixed messaging coming from civic leaders in Washington has led to worse outcomes for everyday individuals and a successful stop to the spread.

Today, Dr. Jason Rosenfeld, the Assistant Director of Global Health at UT Health San Antonio, joins Salud Talks to discuss his career in health communications, and how that experience is informing his work to disseminate knowledge about the outbreak.

Check out this discussion on the Salud Talks Podcast, Episode 31, “Communicating COVID-19“! 

  • WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion about genetics and their impact on cancer STE31 communicating covid-19 Twitter Graphic
  • GUEST: Dr. Jason Rosenfeld the Assistant Director of Global Health at UT Health San Antonio
  • WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, SpotifySoundCloudTune In, and others
  • WHEN: The episode went live at 10:00 a.m., May 20, 2020


In this episode, we explore questions such as:

  • How do people best receive information?
  • In what ways can our elected officials better communicate important coronavirus information?

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