WEA Messages – Deborah Glik, ScD – University of California, Los Angeles


Effective alerts and warnings before enduring a disaster saves lives with emergency response agencies now sending short SMS texts with risk communication messages often with a warning tone.

Dr. Deborah Glik is a Professor of the Department of Community Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at UCLA. Her research focuses on health communication research including implementation and evaluation of an FAS prevention campaign, pretesting and scripting of bioterrorism preparedness messages, risk communication for environmental hazards, entertainment media advocacy in areas of childhood disease prevention, injury prevention, smoking, and disaster preparedness, and the development of multimedia health curricula for children, patients, and providers. She is currently involved in funded research and practice projects in both domestic and global contexts. Learn more about Dr. Glik here.