Rose Hitt, Ph.D.
Department of Humanities and Communication
Tel: (518) 694-7106
- Ph.D. in Communication, Michigan State University
Courses Taught at ACPHS
- Principles of Communication
- Dr. Hitt's research interests involve persuasive messages and interpersonal communication processes in the context of health, as well as health campaigns. Her research has examined organ donation registration, breast cancer prevention messages, and help-seeking for combat stress among members of the military.
- Smith, S. W., Hitt, R., Nazione, S., LaPlante, C., Park, H. S., Sung, R., & Leichtman, A. (Published online August, 2012). A comparison of communication and personal characteristics of living kidney donor volunteers and a gender, age, and ethnically matched quota sample. Clinical Transplantation.
Smith, S.W., Hitt, R., Nazione, S., Russel, J., & Atkin, C. (In press). Using the Heuristic Systematic Model to assess the effects of literacy levels in breast cancer prevention messages. Journal of Health Communication.
Clark-Hitt, R., Smith, S.W., & Broderick, J. (2012). Help a buddy take a knee: Message factors for persuading soldiers to encourage others to seek help for combat and operational stress reactions. Health Communication.
Clark-Hitt, R., Dean, M., Smith, S., Nazione, S., Atkin, C., & Whitten, P. (2011). Content Analysis of Breast Cancer Web Pages: Environmental Risk, Prevention, Detection, Treatment, Awareness, Social Support, and Survivorship. Journal of Health and Mass Communication, vol. 2, pages 36-55.
Smith, S., Nazione, S., LaPlante, C., Clark-Hitt, R., Sung, R., & Leichtman, A. (2011). Living Kidney Donor Decision Making and Communication. Journal of Health Communication, vol.16, pages 870-888.
Clark-Hitt, R., Malat, J., Burgess, D., & Friedmann-Sanchez, G. (2010). Doctors’ and nurses’ explanations for racial disparities in medical care. The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 21, pages 386-400.
Malat, J., Clark-Hitt, R., Burgess D., van Ryn, M. & Friedemann-Sanchez, G. (2010). The strength and flexibility of the colorblind perspective: White doctors and nurses on racial inequality in health care. Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 33, pages 1431-1450.