The Health Communication Core provides expert consultation and a full range of professional creative services, delivering cost-efficiency and added value to DF/HCC investigators. The centralized resource offers complete communication-related consultation and professional creative services to support DF/HCC investigators who are applying for external grant funding, implementing interventions, recruiting study subjects or disseminating research findings. As a result, DF/HCC researchers have easy access to such state-of-the-art services as development, production, and testing of communication material and experts in health communication and behavioral sciences. This facility has been continuously funded by the CCSG since 2000. Director: Kasisomayajula (Vish) Viswanath, PhD (DFCI) Category: 3.01 and 3.06 (Health Communications) Management: Joint (Cancer Center and Institutional).

Public Health Relevance

The Health Communication Core provides evidence-based communication expertise to Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) investigators working in the areas of cancer prevention, control, treatment, and survivorship.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA006516-49
Application #
8601500
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-12-01
Budget End
2014-11-30
Support Year
49
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$219,289
Indirect Cost
$60,776
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02215
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