Amanda Gurin, M.P.H.
Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, Office of the Associate Director
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
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- Use of social media in health communications
- Chronic disease
- Obesity and physical activity research
- Social determinants of health
- M.P.H. - Behavioral Science and Health Education
Certificate in the Socio-contextual Determinants of Health
Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
- B.A. - Health and Society
University of Rochester
Ms. Gurin joined the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) as a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow through NCI's Health Communications Internship Program. In this capacity, she assists EGRP's Communications Team with development and dissemination of information related to EGRP's scientific priorities and initiatives.
During her graduate studies, Ms. Gurin worked as the Communications and Outreach Coordinator for Mental Health America of Georgia, which focused on mental health education, outreach and advocacy throughout the state. She was also a Program Evaluation intern with the Georgia Department of Public Health, and served as a teaching assistant for a class on the Macro-social determinants of health in the Rollins School of Public Health. Additionally, Ms. Gurin is a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Prior to coming to the NCI, Ms. Gurin worked with Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Movement, which is focused on education, prevention, and early detection. She also worked previously as a research assistant at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on a project that examined online health information seeking behavior of adolescents throughout Israel.