Dr. Holli Seitz

Dr. Holli Seitz

Department

  • Communication

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contacts

hch2@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-7840
McComas Hall, Room 237

Overview

Summary:

Dr. Holli Seitz is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and director of the Message Laboratory at the MSU Social Science Research Center.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Communication, University Of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • Master of Arts (M.A.), Communication, University Of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication, Mississippi State University, 2005

Research interests:

Health communication; science communication; message effects; media effects

Presentations

Oral Presentation

  • "Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Intention to Talk about Opioids with Family Members." 2019 NCFR Annual Conference, National Council on Family Relations, Fort Worth, TX. 2019
  • "Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: A Call to Action for Cooperative Extension." 2019 NEAFCS Annual Session, National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences, Hershey, PA. 2019
  • "Correcting Misinformation about Neuroscience through Facebook’s “Related Articles” Feature." International Communication Association 69th Annual Conference, International Communication Association, Washington, DC. 2019
  • "Success of goals-of-care conversations in the NICU: A work-in-progress." Preconference, International Communication Association 69th Annual Conference, International Communication Association, Washington, DC. 2019
  • "Promoting Prescription Opioid Misuse Prevention Strategies in Rural America: Findings from Focus Groups." National Health Outreach Conference, , Fort Worth, TX. 2019
  • "A content analysis of parental perspectives on diagnosis and prognosis of NICU graduates with cerebral palsy." Pediatric Academic Societies, Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD. 2019
  • "Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse: Perceptions among the Sandwich Generation of Mississippi." Delta SOPHE Annual Conference, Delta Society of Public Health Education, Oxford, MS. 2018
  • "Infant Feeding Styles and Use of Online Infant Health Resources among Minority Teen/Young Mothers: eBaby4u Survey Results." 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association (APHA) , Atlanta, GA. 2017

Paper

Poster

  • "Increasing Uptake of Prescription Drug Take-Back Boxes: Eliciting Preferences and Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Use." American Public Health Association, , Philadelphia, PA. 2019
  • "Farm Stress and Opioid Misuse: MSU Extension’s Response to an Emerging Public Health Crisis." Mississippi Public Health Association Annual Conference, Mississippi Public Health Association, Jackson, MS. 2019
  • "Physicians or Media: Who Gives Patients Opioid-related Information?." National Rural Health Association, , Atlanta, GA. 2019
  • "Moral distress in a level IV NICU." Pediatric Academic Societies, Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD. 2019
  • "Perceptions of Prescription Opioid Use: Findings from Focus Groups with Rural Mississippians." Delta SOPHE Annual Conference, Delta Society of Public Health Education, Oxford, MS. 2018
  • "Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse: Perceptions among the Sandwich Generation of Mississippi." Mississippi Public Health Association Annual Conference, Mississippi Public Health Association, Jackson, MS. 2018

Areas of Expertise

Health communication science communication message effects media effects