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

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. 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 May 16. PMID: 31104869.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Hwang J, Brothers RM, Castelli DM, Glowacki EM, Chen YT, Salinas MM, Kim J, Jung Y, Calvert HG. Acute high-intensity exercise-induced cognitive enhancement and brain-derived neurotrophic factor in young, healthy adults. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Sep 06; 630:247-53. PMID: 27450438.
  8. Glowacki EM, Centeio EE, Van Dongen DJ, Carson RL, Castelli DM. Health Promotion Efforts as Predictors of Physical Activity in Schools: An Application of the Diffusion of Innovations Model. J Sch Health. 2016 Jun; 86(6):399-406. PMID: 27122139.
  9. Champlin S, Mackert M, Glowacki EM, Donovan EE. Toward a Better Understanding of Patient Health Literacy: A Focus on the Skills Patients Need to Find Health Information. Qual Health Res. 2017 Jul; 27(8):1160-1176. PMID: 27179023.
  10. Dailey RM, Crook B, Glowacki E, Prenger E, Winslow AA. Meeting Weight Management Goals: The Role of Partner Confirmation. Health Commun. 2016 Dec; 31(12):1482-94. PMID: 27092591.
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Health Communications
Mobile Health
Strategic Messaging
Message Design
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