Dr. Holli Seitz

Dr. Holli Seitz

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

Publications

Journal Article

  • The impact of a breast cancer screening decision aid on initiation of screening among younger women: Report of a randomized trial. MDM Policy & Practice. 2019
  • Estimating acceptability of financial health incentives. Health Education & Behavior. Volume 44, Pages 513-518. 2017
  • Explaining the effects of a decision intervention on mammography intentions: The roles of worry, fear, and perceived susceptibility to breast cancer. Psychology & Health. Volume 33, Pages 682-700. 2017
  • Strategic use of YouTube during a national public health crisis: The CDC’s response to the 2009 H1N1 flu epidemicCase Studies in Strategic Communication. Volume 1, Pages 25-37. 2012

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