Highlights from the PRISM Health Symposium 2022
On November 30, 2022, we gathered for the 7th annual PRISM Health Symposium. This year’s symposium was hosted at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Over 60 attendees joined us throughout the day, representing a diverse group of academic researchers and learners. Click below to read more about the PRISM Health Symposium. Read […]
New study identified SOMA Lab as among the most influential scholars in the field of Instagram research
An international group of scientists, led by Abderahman Rejeb, carried out a holistic bibliometric and network analysis of Instagram research, illustrating the dynamic evolution from 2013 to 2021. Their study identified Jon-Patrick Allem and colleagues as major contributors to the field of Instagram research specifically in the areas of physical and mental health. Click the […]
Best of luck Cindy Pérez
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 this month’s issue of JAMA Pediatrics
New study from SOMA Lab featured in JAMA Pediatrics, titled “Association Between Exposure to Tobacco Content on Social Media and Tobacco Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” Click the link below to read the full article. Read More
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is seeking a Senior Research Associate￼
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is seeking a full-time Senior Research Associate to be part of Project 1 of the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) situated in the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Project 1 titled, “Effects of Social Media Marketing and Messages on Tobacco Product Use and Use Transitions,” […]
New article from SOMA Lab in Addictive Behaviors on adolescents exposure to cartoon-based e-cigarette-related marketing
New article from SOMA Lab in Addictive Behaviors titled, “Recognition of cartoon-based e-cigarette-related marketing is associated with e-cigarette use among adolescents.” Click the link below to read the full article Read More
New article from SOMA Lab in Addictive Behaviors on the impact of e-cigarette product placement in music videos on susceptibility to use e-cigarettes
New article from SOMA Lab in Addictive Behaviors, titled “The impact of e-cigarette product place in music videos on susceptibility to use e-cigarettes among young adults: An experimental investigation.” Click the link below to read the full article Read More
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 […]