Collecting Data from Young Adults Using Web-Based, Respondent-Driven Sampling (webRDS)

The popularity of the internet and social media, particularly among young adults, has created new opportunities for collecting public health data. A new PRC/MI article just published in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, describes a novel approach to collect data from young adults aged 18-24 years regarding alcohol […]

My Internship: Promoting Healthy Sexuality through Social Media

By Alex Turner This summer was an incredibly busy time for me, but I certainly enjoyed working on the HOPE Project. My primary area of interest is health communication, specifically tailoring messages to help people decide to change their behavior on their own. This is especially relevant to safer sex practices. One of my goals […]