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Julie Markum Nelson

Social Media

Nature Valley Joins Conversation about Children and Technology with #RediscoverNature Campaign

By On August 11, 2015

Last year Nature Valley encouraged people to share the joys they had with nature. This year the Canada division of the company wanted to focus the advertising campaign on three generations’ answer… Read More

Dark For Dinner

Dixie’s Campaign #DarkforDinner Encourages Families to Put Down the Electronics and Pick Up the Conversation

By On July 27, 2015

On June 14, Dixie brand launched the campaign #DarkforDinner aimed at families and friends being fully engaged with each other at meal time.… Read More


Disneyland Measles Outbreak Results in Vaccine Bill in California

By On July 10, 2015

During the first week of January 2015, California went on high alert when seven cases of measles in California and two in Utah were traced back to a common factor: a visit… Read More

Dad Bod

So What Is a “Dad Bod”?

By On June 22, 2015

Men who are fathers and are between the ages of 18 and 45 are 10 pounds heavier and have two inches extra fat around the waist when compared with their male counterparts… Read More

Health Communication

Four Helpful Hints for Juggling the Demands of a Health Care Communication Job

By On June 4, 2015

Although I may not be new to health care communication, the transition to a for-profit practice from a non-profit hospital has given me plenty of opportunities to balance the wants and needs… Read More

Anti-Texting and Driving

Anti-Texting and Driving Initiative: Using Social Media to Advance Awareness

By On May 20, 2015

Statistics from the Department of Transportation confirm that as many as 6,000 deaths a year are attributable to texting and driving. … Read More

ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress

You Don’t Learn If You Don’t Try: My Do’s and Don’ts for Presenting at Your First Industry Convention

By On May 6, 2015

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)/American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) symposium and congress is touted as the “largest U.S. meeting dedicated to the anterior segment specialist” and the… Read More

Social Media

Social Media Challenging Women to Redefine “Conventional Beauty Standards”

By On April 13, 2015

Lane Bryant released a new ad campaign, with the accompanying unique social media hashtag, #ImNoAngel----a clear jab aimed at lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret and the Victoria’s Secret Angel image that long has… Read More

Breast Cancer

Will Angelina Jolie Effect Resurface in Wake of Second Op-Ed?

By On March 30, 2015

Two years later, Angelina Jolie has published another op-ed piece, “Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery”, this time detailing her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed. … Read More

Gender Equality

Achieving Gender Equality in Parenting as We Lean in Together

By On March 16, 2015

Last Sunday, Kutcher expressed his frustration over the lack of changing stations in men's room with a public comment on Facebook, going as far as to promise a shout out on his… Read More