Julie Volkman

Julie E. Volkman

Julie E. Volkman, PhD (Penn State University, 2009) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication with a focus on health communication and social interactions contributing to health behavior change.

Ph D, The Pennsylvania State University

MA, Michigan State University

BA, The Pennsylvania State University

DeRycke, E.,Driscoll, M.,Becker, W. C.,Brandt, C.,Mattocks, K.,Haskell, S.,Bathulapalli, H.,Goulet, J.,Bastian, L.,Volkman, J. E., Smoking status and pain intensity among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans, Pain Medicine, 2015.

Anderko, L.,Noonan, D.,Volkman, J., Nurses Communicating Risks: From Genetics to Public Health Preparedness, Nursing Communication.

Day, A. M.,Volkman, J.,Morse, C.,Hokeness, K., Risk Perceptions Related to Vaccines and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Exploring the Utility of the PRISM Framework, Western Journal of Communication.

Volkman, J.,Clements, M., Medical Records, Electronic/Patient Portals, The International Encyclopedia of Health Communication.

Volkman, J.,Hokeness, K.,Viens, A.,, A., Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge of Vaccines: Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy among Millennials, Science Communication.

Volkman, J.,Morse, C. R.,Gangi, J., Emotional Responses to STI and Emotion Narratives, Journal of Health Communication.

Wright, J. A.,Volkman, J., On-line Patient Portal Use among Emerging Adults: A Cross-Sectional Survey, JMIR: Formative Research.

Hogan, T.,Luger, T.,Volkman, J.,Rocheleau, M.,Mueller, N.,Barker, A.,Nazi, K.,Houston, T.,Bokhour, B., Patient-Centeredness in Electronic Communication: An Evaluation of Patient-to-Healthcare-Team Secure Messaging., Journal of Medical Internet Research: JMIR, 2018.

Volkman, J., Book Review: Communication Skills for MDs, Health Communication, 2018.

Williams, J.,DeLaughter, K.,Volkman, J.,Sadasivam, R.,Ray, M.,Gilbert, G.,Houston, T.,QUIT-PRIMO and National Dental PBRN Collaborative Groups, ., Exploring Online Asynchronous Counseling With Tobacco Treatment Specialists in the QUIT-PRIMO and National Dental PBRN HI-QUIT Studies: Who Uses It and What Do They Say? , American Journal of Health Promotion, 2018.

Houston, T.,Fix, G.,Shimada, S.,Long, J.,Gordon, H.,Pope, C.,Volkman, J.,Allison, J.,DeLaughter, K.,Orner, M.,Bokhour, B., African American Veterans Storytelling: A Multisite Randomized Trial to Improve Hypertension, Medical Care, 2017.

Volkman, J., Narratives in Health and Risk Messaging, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Volkman, J.,Hokeness, K.,Viens, A.,Dickie, A., Vaccine Hesitancy among Millennials: Concerns, Beliefs and Attitudes, Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, 2017.

DeLaughter, K.,Sadasivam, R.,Kamberi, A.,English, T.,Seward, G.,Chan, S.,Volkman, J.,Amante, D.,Houston, T., Crave-Out: A Distraction/Motivation Mobile Game to Assist in Smoking Cessation., JMIR Serious Games, 2016.

Cherrington, A.,Williams, J.,Foster, P.,Coley, H.,Kohler, C.,Allison, J.,Kiefe, C.,Volkman, J.,Houston, T., Narratives to enhance smoking cessation interventions among African-American smokers, the ACCE project, BMC Research Notes, 2015.

Morse, C.,Volkman, J.,Quick, B. L.,Whaley, B. B., Experimental Research in Health Communication , Routledge, 2014.

Trunzo, J.,Samter, W.,Morse, C.,Volkman, J., College students’ use of energy drinks, social problem solving and academic performance, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs/Taylor & Francis, 2014.

Morse, C.,Volkman, J.,Samter, W.,Trunzo, J., The Influence of Uncertainty and Social Support on Information Seeking Concerning Illicit Stimulant Use Among Young Adults, Health Communication/Taylor & Francis, 2013.

Morse, C.,Volkman, J., An examination into the dyadic effects of mood in social interaction, Communication Research Reports, 2010.

Executive Faculty Fellow, 2020

Faculty Innovation Grant, 2020

Award of Appreciation, 2019

Advisor of the Year Award, 2019

Certificate of Appreciation, 2018

Merit Award, 2017

Outstanding Faculty/Staff Ally, 2016

Faculty Member of the Month, 2015

Top Paper, Health Communication Interest Group, 2012

Top Paper, Applied Communication Division, 2009

Carroll C. Arnold Award for Scholarly Excellence, 2008

Top Graduate Paper, Health Communication Interest Group, 2006

Communication Theory, Health Communication, Health Campaigns/Messages, Persuasion

Health Behavior Change, Narratives and Emotion, Persuasion

Society of Health Communication

Eastern Communication Association

Society of Behavioral Medicine

Coalition for Health Communication

American Public Health Association

National Communication Association