Elizabeth Glowacki, PhD
Postdoctoral Teaching Associate (previously held)
Northeastern University
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. Mello S, Glowacki E, Fuentes I, Seabolt J. Communicating COVID-19 Risk on Instagram: A Content Analysis of Official Public Health Messaging During the First Year of the Pandemic. J Health Commun. 2023 Jan 02; 28(1):38-52. PMID: 36760119
  2. Taylor MA, Glowacki EM. Art Advocacy: Applying a Public Memory Rhetorical Framework to Health Crisis Communication. Health Commun. 2023 Mar; 38(3):622-626. PMID: 35502584
  3. Quick BL, Glowacki EM, Kriss LA, Hartman DE. Raising Concussion Awareness among Amateur Athletes: An Examination of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Heads Up Campaign. Health Commun. 2023 Feb; 38(2):298-309. PMID: 34289773
  4. Glowacki EM, Wilcox GB, Glowacki JB. Identifying #addiction concerns on twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic: A text mining analysis. Subst Abus. 2021; 42(1):39-46. PMID: 32970973
  5. Mandhana DM, Glowacki EM, Sun MC. Promoting Patient Portals: An Application of Social Cognitive Theory to Post-Adoption Patient Portal Use. Health Commun. 2021 12; 36(14):1990-2001. PMID: 32847409
  6. Glowacki EM, Taylor MA. Health Hyperbolism: A Study in Health Crisis Rhetoric. Qual Health Res. 2020 10; 30(12):1953-1964. PMID: 32449475
  7. 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. 2021 05; 36(6):741-751. PMID: 31931622
  8. 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 09; 26(3):1742-1763. PMID: 31808717
  9. 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
  10. 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
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Health Communications
Mobile Health
Strategic Messaging
Message Design
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