Recent client publications

Here are some examples of research studies to which HCC provided health communication services.

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Lost in translation: The challenge of adapting integrated approaches for worker health and safety for low- and middle-income countries

Sorensen G, Nagler E, Pawar P, Gupta P, Pednekar M, Wagner G. August 2017

HCC worked with this study’s PI to develop messages and materials for a worker health intervention in Mumbai, India. Posters, take-away cards, flyers, and a quit-tobacco guide invoked the visual stylings of Bollywood posters. We developed easy-to-read content in Hindi, Marathi, and English complemented with graphic images for workers with minimal or no literacy. You can see some of the materials on our website: 

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Identification of Existing Drugs That Effectively Target NTRK1 and ROS1 Rearrangements in Lung Cancer

Chong C, Bahcall M, Capelletti M, Kosaka T, Ercan D, Sim T, Sholl LM, Nishino M, Johnson BE, Gray N, Jänne PA. January 2017.

The Jänne Lab's research integrates bench-based studies with translational research and clinical trials of novel therapeutic agents in patients with lung cancer. The Lab's website, developed by HCC, conveys the significance and excitement of the Lab’s work to potential collaborators, donors, and lab members. 

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Collaborative design of a health care experience survey for persons with disability

Iezzoni LI, Matulewicz H, Marsella SA, Warsett KS, Heaphy D, Donelan K. April 2017

An empowering study name and a fully accessible website helped collect data on quality-of-care issues affecting people with significant chronic physical disabilities or mental health diagnoses who participated in the YES Health (Your Experience: Speak up for better health care) study.

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Effects of a worksite tobacco control intervention in India: the Mumbai worksite tobacco control study, a cluster-randomised trial

Sorensen G, Pednekar M, Shulman Cordeira L, Pawar P, Nagler EM, Stoddard AM, Kim HY, Gupta PC. March 2017

A “Bollywood” approach to graphics helped engage low- and non-literate workers in tobacco cessation materials for the Mumbai worksite tobacco control study.

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Untangling the disaster-depression knot: The role of social ties after Deepwater Horizon

Rung AL, Gaston S, Robinson WT, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. March 2017

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On behalf of Women and Their Children's Health (WaTCH), a longitudinal study of the health effects of women exposed to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, HCC developed a logo, an array of print materials, templates for a retention newsletter, and a webpage on the Louisiana State University website that extended the study’s visual identity into ongoing communication efforts.

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Increasing Complexity in Rule-Based Clinical Decision Support: The Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention

Lobach DF, Johns EB, Halpenny B, Saunders T, Brzozowski J, Del Fiol G, Berry DL, Braun IM, Finn K, Wolfe J, Abrahm JL, Cooley ME. October-December 2016

HCC worked with Dr. Cooley on the Symptom Assessment and Management Intervention (SAMI), including assisting with the Phase 1 focus group and creating the graphical summary reports.

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Integrating primary care providers in the care of cancer survivors: gaps in evidence and future opportunities

Nekhlyudov L, O'malley DM, Hudson SV. January 2017

The website that HCC built for Dr. Nekhlyudov, Cancer Survivorship in Primary Care, is a one-stop repository where primary care providers can quickly access resources for medical information and clinical guidance.

Body size from birth through adolescence in relation to risk of benign breast disease in young women

Berkey CS, Rosner B, Tamimi RM, Willett WC, Hickey M, Toriola A, Frazier AL, Colditz GA. January 2017

HCC worked with the Growing Up Today Study (GUTS) to create a retention strategy and material, including redesigning the newsletter and developing a website to provide participants with easy access to information of greatest interest to them.

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120,000 Nurses Who Shook Public Health

Morabio A. September 2016

HCC developed a logo and website for Nurses' Health Study and Nurses' Health Study II, among the largest prospective investigations into the risk factors for major chronic diseases in women.

Ipilimumab for Patients with Relapse after Allogeneic Transplantation

Hodi S. July 2016

HCC developed the website for DFCI’s Center for Immuno-Oncology’s Immune Assessment Lab, which assists investigators in establishing mechanistic and biomarker endpoints for clinical studies.