Bridging the Communication & Health Divide: RxCreative

If you’ve read my online bio, or follow my activity around the net, chances are good that you know how passionate I am about the issue of health literacy. This piece marks the start of a new series I’ve been invited to write on Pulse + Signal, called Bridging the Communication & Health Divide. The focus […]

Mentors, Partners and Mutual Learning

So I’m really excited to announce that I was selected to be part of a new social media mentoring program at Purdue University (@mindofandre is my Twitter tag)! Thanks to the wonderful Dr. Mihaela Vorvoreanu, a professor focusing on new communication technologies, I will be partnering up with one of her graduate students to guide […]

What Olympic Swimming Teaches Us About Changing Minds and Improving Access to New Things, Part 1

My wife and I thoroughly enjoy the Olympics – that’s just something we both get into when it comes around. Checking scores throughout the day and cheering on our country’s finest athletes, all good fun. The 2008 Beijing Olympics are particularly interesting and exciting to me because of one young man: Cullen Jones. Cullen is […]

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI): “High blood pressure (HBP) affects more than 65 million—or 1 in 3—American adults. HBP often has no warning signs or symptoms. Once it occurs, it usually lasts a lifetime. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to heart and kidney disease, stroke, and blindness.” This month, […]