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Jeff Niederdeppe

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476 Mann Library Building
(607) 255-9706

Jeff Niederdeppe is a Professor in the Department of Communication at Cornell University. His research examines the mechanisms and effects of mass media campaigns, strategic health messages, and news coverage in shaping health behavior, health disparities, and social policy. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles in communication, public health, health policy, and medicine journals, and his work has been funded in recent years by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is an Associate Editor of Communication Methods and Measures and serves on the editorial boards for eight other journals.

Awards and Honors

  • Early Career Award (2016) Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEP) Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2015) State University of New York
  • Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication (2014) Kentucky Conference on Health Communication
  • Young Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2012) CALS, Cornell University

Selected Publications

Journal Publications