Conferences

Paper Presentations

Badal, H. J., Ross, A. A., Scherr, C. L., Dean, M., & Clements, M. (2018, May). Previving: How Unaffected Women with a BRCA1/2 Mutation Define and Construct Identity. Oral presentation at the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic. (Paper Accepted)

Ross, A. A. (2017). Defining Disease and Deviance: News Representations of Orthorexia Nervosa. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Dallas, Texas, November 16th-19th.

Ross, A. A. (2017). Diagnosing Orthorexia Nervosa: The Medicalization of “Excessive Health” in the News Media. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, August 30th-September 2nd.

Ross, A. , Scherr, C.L, Dean, M., Badal, H., Clements, M. (May 2017). Juggling Risk and Womanhood: How Imperatives of Health and Gender Shape the Experiences of Women With a Positive BRCA Mutation. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association’s, San Diego, California, May 25th -29th.

Ross, Amy A. (2015). From Teaching Newsroom to Content Lab: Changes in the Norms and Standards of News Production at a Learning Newsroom. Paper presented at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford, England October 28th-30th.

Poster Presentations

Scherr, C.L., Ross, A., Badal, H., Marshall-Fricker, C., Shrestha, N., Fischhoff, B., &           Vadaparampil, S.T. (2018). Decision-making after a variant of uncertain significance            from genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer: Expert opinions. Poster to be    presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans,           LA, April. (Poster accepted).

Badal, H., Scherr, C.L., Aufox, S., Hoell, C., Espinoza, A., Ross, A., Smith, M. (2017). Is it   Genetics          or Behavior? Perceived Causes of Disease Among Patients Undergoing Genome            Sequencing, Baseline Data. Poster presented at the DC Conference on Health       Communication, Fairfax, VA, April.

Ross, Amy A. (2017). More Than a Mirror: News Coverage of Orthorexia Nervosa and the Role of Journalism in Medicalization. Poster presented at the conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, Illinois, August 9th-12th.

Scherr, C.L., Ross, A., Badal, H., Marshall-Fricker, C., Shrestha, N., Fischhoff, B., & Vadaparampil, S.T. (2017). A mental models approach to develop an intervention for women who receive a variant of uncertain significance from genetic testing: Expert opinions. Poster presentation at the DC Health Communication Conference, Fairfax, VA, April.


Amy A. Ross

Amy A. Ross