Awards & Honors
Dr. Holli Seitz accepted into Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy

Holli Seitz PhotoDr. Holli Seitz was accepted into the 2021-2022 class of participants in the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy. The Mentoring Academy is designed to develop the mentoring skills and grant writing skills of early-career investigators. The MCCTR is a multi-institutional center designed to promote the success of research that focuses on diseases that affect Mississippians. It is funded by an Institutional Development Award Program Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research grant through the National Institute of General Medicine Sciences.

Seitz is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Mississippi State University and Director of The Message Laboratory, a communication research laboratory at the MSU Social Science Research Center. As an applied communication researcher, Dr. Seitz’s primary research areas are health and science communication, and she specializes in message effects research and survey-based experimentation. Prior to joining the faculty at Mississippi State University, Dr. Seitz worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on issues related to health communication, social media, and emergency response.