Roma Subramanian, Ph.D.
Roma Subramanian, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor
Monday- 10:00-12:00 (Zoom)
TeachingHealth Communication, Public Relations, Media Writing, Research Methods.
ResearchHealth News, Health Campaigns, Stigma Communication, Physician-Patient Communication, Social Media and Health.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
P11.Subramanian, R. (2018). Frames of mental illness in an Indian daily newspaper. Accepted to Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2018.1536948
P10. Hinnant, A., Subramanian, R., & Jenkins, J. (2017). Health journalism reform: Cultivating solutions with media logic to improve communication about health determinants. Australian Journalism Review, 39(2).
P9. Hinnant, A., Subramanian, R.,Ashley, R., Perreault, M., Young, R., & Thomas, R. (2017). How journalists characterize health inequalities and redefine solutions for native American audiences. Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1405482
P8. Young, R., Subramanian, R.,Miles, S., Hinnant, A., & Andsager, J. (2017). Cyberbullying and adolescent suicide: A content analysis of adherence to suicide coverage guidelines. Health Communication, 32(9), 1082-1092. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2016.1214214
P7. Rolbiecki, A., Subramanian, R., Crenshaw, B., Albright, D. L., Perreault, M., & Mehr, D. (2017). A qualitative exploration of resilience among patients living with chronic pain. Traumatology, 23(1), 89-94.
P6. Han, K., Subramanian, R., & Cameron, G. (2017). Listen before you leap: Sri Lankan health professionals’ perspectives on m-health. Health Informatics Journal, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458217725903
P5. Hinnant, A., Jenkins, J.,& Subramanian, R. (2016). Health journalist role conceptions: Existing and emerging professional identities.Journalism Practice, 10(6), 763-781. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2015.1053509
P4. Hinnant, A., Subramanian, R.,& Young, R. (2016). User comments on climate stories: Impacts of anecdotal vs. scientific evidence. Climatic Change,138 (3-4), 411-424. doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1759-1
P3. Young, R., Subramanian, R., & Hinnant, A. (2016). Stigmatizing images in obesity health campaign messages and healthy behavioral intentions. Health Education & Behavior, 43(4): 412-419, https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198115604624.
P2.Subramanian, R., Wise, K., Davis, D., Bhandari, M., & Morris, E. (2014). The relative contributions of implicit and explicit self-esteem to narcissistic use of Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior, 39, 306-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2014.07.023
P1.Subramanian, R.(2014). Covering mental illness: Challenges and solutions. Journalism Practice, 8(6), 809-825. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2013.874723
Subramanian, R. (70%) &Weare, A. (30%). (2018). #notokay: Using information science tools to investigate disclosure about a concealable stigmatized identity on Twitter. “Thought Leader” box in the textbook “Social media measurement and management” by Jeremy Lipschultz.
Invited Research Presentations
Subramanian, R.(September 2017). Women & Media conference. Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Invited panelist on “Women & Media Research Panel.” Gave a 10-minute presentation on my research on the use of comics as an anti-stigma intervention.
Subramanian, R.(February 15, 2019). “Lightning rounds: Medical humanities as a well-being strategy,” 4thAnnual Elevating the Conversation: The Ecology of Well-Being in the Health Professions conference. I gave a 7-minute talk on my research on stigma and health communication.
Subramanian, R. (March 15, 2019). Medical Humanities panel, Creighton University’s “You are Here” conference.
Subramanian, R. (April 9, 2019). “The Patient’s Voice.” Panelists included Marya Hornbacher, Dr. Timi Barone, Dr. Kevin Clouther, Dr. Michele Desmarais, and Dr. Tammie Kennedy.