Stephanie Belina

Health Communications Writer
She/Her/Hers

OVERVIEW

A current master’s student at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, Stephanie is passionate about health communications. She is a health communications writer at iRT and a research assistant at UNC. She enjoys academic research and disseminating information to the public through tailored messaging. In her free time, you can find Stephanie on a trail run, testing out a new recipe, or cheering on the Florida Gators (her undergraduate alma mater). 

BACKGROUND

M.A., 2022 *Anticipated*, Media and Communications. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.S., 2018, Public Relations. University of Florida

PRESENTATIONS

Lazard, A., Brennen, J. S., & Belina, S. (2021, May). App design expectations and impact on mHealth appeal and acceptance. International Communication Association Conference (Health Communication Division), Virtual Conference (COVID-19).

SPONSORED PROJECTS

Federal Grants and Contracts

Current

National Cancer Institute. Communicating Waterpipe Tobacco Harms to Reduce Use Among Young Adults. R01CA241420 (PI: Erin Sutfin). This project will develop and test health warnings to increase young adults’ accurate perceptions of harm and decrease use. Role: Graduate Research Assistant

HONORS & AWARDS

Honors 

2017           James A. Bryan III Student Development Grant, University of Florida

2016          Learning without Borders Scholarship, University of Florida