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Race & ethnicity in clinical trials

Race & ethnicity in clinical trials

Posted by Giorgio Ratti |17 Sep 17 |

This project is a qualitative investigation of professional recruiters’ insights on the specific ways in which communication practice should be adapted to cultural norms when approaching patients from minority communities.

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Communication training program for clinical trial recruiters

Communication training program for clinical trial recruiters

Posted by Giorgio Ratti |17 Sep 17 |

Clinical trials, the gold standard to develop and assess new treatments, are impeded by a low rate of available patients willing to participate. Lack of accrual is caused by a

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HPV education for middle school kids

HPV education for middle school kids

Posted by Giorgio Ratti |17 Sep 17 |

The aim of this project is to create and develop educational materials about the HPV virus and its vaccine, for middle school students. In order to create information materials based

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BreastK

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

This experimental study aimed at identifying the best channel (i.e. video or infographic) and the best message type (i.e. narrative or didactic) to influence Italian-speaking young women awareness, knowledge, attitudes

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Clinical trials’ recruiters’ communication strategies

Clinical trials’ recruiters’ communication strategies

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

This is a project lead by Dr. Susan E. Morgan, my advisor, who I supported as research assistant. The main aim of the project was to identify the interpersonal communication

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Systematic review of communication trainings

Systematic review of communication trainings

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

The aim of this project was to provide recommendations on the structure, materials and outcomes that should be considered when developing communication training programs to improve the recruitment of patients

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CSR and organization-employee relationships

CSR and organization-employee relationships

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

This study examined corporate social responsibility (CSR) from an internal communication perspective by building the linkage among CSR performance, organization-employee relationships, and employees’ perceived fit between CSR activities and corporate

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MyTamino

MyTamino

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

This study explored stage IV cancer patients’ preferences for a IV or oral chemotherapy and the related decision-making process. We adopted a non-medical perspective focused on patients’ quality of life

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Dissertation

Dissertation

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

Animated messages for clinical trial and medical research education: A test of multimedia communication strategies I am testing the effects of different types of messages (animations versus text-based messages, with

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Online games for children’s health

Online games for children’s health

Posted by Aurora |02 Jul 14 |

The benefits of a healthy lifestyle during childhood are difficult to overestimate and computer games represent a promising intervention to promote healthy lifestyles in children. The purpose of this pilot

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