Xiaoli Nan

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and Professor of Communication Science at the University of Maryland, College Park (USA), where she is the Director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication. She is also an affiliate professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, a faculty associate of the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, and a full member of the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Population Science Program.

Communication research can reinforce vaccination uptake, a key public health tool, as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.