Elizabeth Glowacki, PhD
Postdoctoral Teaching Associate
Northeastern University
Dept of Communication Studies

Elizabeth Glowacki is a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in the Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. Her research interests lie in health communication, message design and strategic messaging, and mobile health. Her work has appeared in Journal of Health Communication, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, and American Journal of Infection Control.

Elizabeth received her doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated cum laude from Boston College with a BA in English Literature and a BA in Communication. She has taught courses on interpersonal communication, health communication, interviewing, media writing, and intercultural communication. She is also affiliated with the Department of Public Health at Simmons University.

Postdoctoral Associate (previously held)
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Health Policy & Health Svcs Research
Behavioral Science Research

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  1. Mandhana DM, Glowacki EM, Sun MC. Promoting Patient Portals: An Application of Social Cognitive Theory to Post-Adoption Patient Portal Use. Health Commun. 2020 Aug 27; 1-12. PMID: 32847409
  2. Glowacki EM, Taylor MA. Health Hyperbolism: A Study in Health Crisis Rhetoric. Qual Health Res. 2020 Oct; 30(12):1953-1964. PMID: 32449475
  3. Zhu Y, Glowacki EM, Yang Y. A Social Ties-based Approach to Breast Cancer Patients' Quality of Life: Examining Group Ties and Individual Ties across Offline and Online Settings. Health Commun. 2020 Jan 13; 1-11. PMID: 31931622
  4. Glowacki EM, Bernhardt JM, McGlone MS. Tailored texts: An application of regulatory fit to text messages designed to reduce high-risk drinking. Health Informatics J. 2020 Sep; 26(3):1742-1763. PMID: 31808717
  5. Glowacki EM, Glowacki JB, Chung AD, Wilcox GB. Reactions to foodborne Escherichia coli outbreaks: A text-mining analysis of the public's response. Am J Infect Control. 2019 10; 47(10):1280-1282. PMID: 31104869
  6. Glowacki EM, Kirtz S, Hughes Wagner J, Cance JD, Barrera D, Bernhardt JM. HealthyhornsTXT: A Text-Messaging Program to Promote College Student Health and Wellness. Health Promot Pract. 2018 11; 19(6):844-855. PMID: 29385854
  7. Glowacki EM, Glowacki JB, Wilcox GB. A text-mining analysis of the public's reactions to the opioid crisis. Subst Abus. 2018; 39(2):129-133. PMID: 28723265
  8. Lazard AJ, Wilcox GB, Tuttle HM, Glowacki EM, Pikowski J. Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis. Tob Control. 2017 Dec; 26(e2):e112-e116. PMID: 28341768
  9. Glowacki EM, Lazard AJ, Wilcox GB. E-Cigarette Topics Shared by Medical Professionals: A Comparison of Tweets from the United States and United Kingdom. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2017 Feb; 20(2):133-137. PMID: 28118024
  10. Glowacki EM, Lazard AJ, Wilcox GB, Mackert M, Bernhardt JM. Identifying the public's concerns and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's reactions during a health crisis: An analysis of a Zika live Twitter chat. Am J Infect Control. 2016 Dec 01; 44(12):1709-1711. PMID: 27544795
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Health Communications
Mobile Health
Strategic Messaging
Message Design
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