About Our Division
The Health Communication Division is committed to excellence in research on the development of theory as well as the application of theory to communication in health promotion and health care. Our division has 568 members from 34 countries, representing more than 169 institutions. Areas of research include provider-patient interaction, social support networks, health information systems, medical ethics, health policy and health campaigns.
Please click on the following link to review the current version of our division's bylaws.
2014 Seattle, WA, USA, May 22-26
2015 San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, May 21-25
2016 Fukuoka, Japan
2017 San Diego, CA, USA
2018 Prague, Czech Republic
2019 Washington DC. USA
Immediate Past Conference
2013 London, UK, June 15-19
The theme of this past year's conference was "Challenging Communication Research." For summary information about the conference, please go here: http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ica/ica13/
Joining Our Division
If you are interested in becoming a member of our division, simply select as one of your divisions the Health Communication Division when you sign-up/renew your ICA membership. Our membership numbers determine the number of slots we are assigned for papers and panels at each conference. There is no additional cost to joining up to three divisions within ICA.
ICA/NCA Thesis and Dissertation Awards
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2013 ICA/NCA Thesis and Dissertation Awards. Please click here for more information concerning the awards and the submission process. Nomination packets must be received by Feb. 8, 2013. All nomination packets are to be emailed to Mohan Dutta firstname.lastname@example.org. Late submissions will not be reviewed.
Nominations for Division Vice-Chair & Secretary
Dear Health Communication Division Members:
We will be voting this fall for the next division Vice-Chair/Chair and Secretary.
The secretary will assume their position starting immediately, and the Vice Chair will assume their position at the conclusion of the 2014 Seattle meetings.
Members wishing to stand for election need to email Dr. Mohan Dutta (email@example.com) no later than July 31 a 300 word election statement to appear on the ICA ballot.
Voting will be open from September 1 to October 15.