Senior Health Communication Analyst
Linda Squiers, PhD, is a research and evaluation methodologist with more than 20 years' experience in health communication research, program planning, and program evaluation. Her research interests include cancer communication, health information seeking, health campaign evaluations, health IT, and narrative research. Recently, she directed projects to develop two web-based cancer education tools: a decision aid for BRCA screening in primary care and a tool to help newly diagnosed cancer patients share their diagnoses with their children. She has conducted formative research with consumers for CDC on preconception health and also leads the development of a preconception health social marketing plan. She recently led a needs assessment for NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey Program. Dr. Squiers has developed numerous process and outcome evaluations and is experienced in developing and analyzing data from both quantitative and qualitative health communication studies. Her research interests include cancer communication, health information seeking, health campaign evaluations, and health IT.
PhD, Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park; MA, Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park; BS, Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park.
West, S.L., Squiers, L.B., McCormack, L., Southwell, B.G., Brouwer, E.S., Ashok, M., Lux, L., et al. (Feb 2013)
Bann, C.M., McCormack, L.A., Berkman, N.D., & Squiers, L.B. (Nov 2012)
Squiers, L., Peinado, S., Berkman, N., Boudewyns, V., & McCormack, L. (Jan 2012)
Squiers, L.B., Holden, D.J., Dolina , S.E., Kim, A.E., Bann, C.M., & Renaud, J.M. (May 2011)
Rutten, L.J.F., Davis, K., Squiers, L., Augustson, E., & Blake, K. (Mar 2011)
- November 28, 2012
New Web-Tool Uses Stories to Help Parents Share Their Cancer Diagnosis with Their Children
– News Release