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Title page for E-project-121510-201258

Project TypeIQP
Submission date2010-12-15
  • Corey J Alfieri, MAC
  • Jared Christopher Broberg, BIO
  • Maximilian Theodore Kaiser, ME
  • URNE-project-121510-201258
    DivisionHealth Care and Technology
    SponsorTristram Dammin & Malcolm MacNab
    TitleImproving Communication with the Public about Tick-borne Diseases
  • Golding, Dominic, ID
  • Availability unrestricted


    This report for the Nantucket Tick-borne Disease Committee was created to help improve public communication concerning ticks and tick-borne diseases on the island of Nantucket. Based on findings from background research, interviews and a survey administered to the students of Nantucket High School, the project team crafted recommendations for a multi-pronged communication strategy based on the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of the townspeople. The team developed a health-risk communication strategy which targets specific audiences through diverse communication channels.

  • Final_Report_-_Ticks.pdf

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