Best of luck Cindy Pérez

Cindy Perez

After working the past year as a fulltime Project Assistant in SOMA Lab, Cindy Pérez officially started graduate school this month. She was a great value to our team, and we wish her the best of luck in the future. Before her departure for Azusa Pacific University, Cindy published 4 papers with members of SOMA Lab. Cindy came to us through CSULA’s SPROUT program. Click the link below to learn more about how the SPOURT program assists students, like Cindy, in preparation for graduate school.

New article from SOMA Lab in JMIR Formative Research

New article from SOMA Lab in JMIR Formative Research, titled “Identifying Health-Related Discussions of Cannabis Use on Twitter by Using a Medical Dictionary: Content Analysis of Tweets.” Click the link below to read the full article. Click here

Submit to Special Issue “TikTok and Public Health”.

Dear Colleagues, I am currently organizing a Special Issue titled “TikTok and Public Health” for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. This journal is peer-reviewed and publishes articles in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. TikTok displays unending streams of videos and primarily serves to entertain its users […]

PRISM Health Symposium 2021 is accepting abstracts and open for registration.

We are accepting abstracts for the IN-PERSON PRISM Health Symposium 2021. We encourage submissions from trainees, junior faculty, and professionals underrepresented in medicine (UIM). Selected abstracts will present at PRISM on Friday, December 3rd, 2021. If selected, one author will need to be available to present the abstract. Submission Deadline — Friday, October 29, 2021 Abstract Notification […]

SOMA Lab is seeking a Research Assistant

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is seeking a full-time Project Assistant to be part of the Social Media Analytics (SOMA) Lab at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. SOMA Lab comprises a multidisciplinary team of researchers conducting studies at the intersection of public health, communication, and marketing. In general, research projects […]