Jennifer McWhirter

Assistant Professor Ontario Veterinary College Department of Population Medicine Guelph, Ontario j.mcwhirter@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58951

Bio/Research

Prof. McWhirter is a scientist, health communication expert, and professor. Her research focuses on the promotion of health and prevention of disease through effective communication, education, and policy. She is especially interested in how the mass media shares health information and how visual...

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Bio/Research

Prof. McWhirter is a scientist, health communication expert, and professor. Her research focuses on the promotion of health and prevention of disease through effective communication, education, and policy. She is especially interested in how the mass media shares health information and how visual images influence health, including in connection to skin cancer, tanning, and beauty ideals. Prof. McWhirter’s research has been covered widely in the media, including The Globe and Mail, Women’s Health Magazine, CBC News, and CTV Canada AM.

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