Twitter and Public Health (Part 1): How Individual Public Health Professionals Use Twitter for Professional Development

@inproceedings{Hart2017TwitterAP,
  title={Twitter and Public Health (Part 1): How Individual Public Health Professionals Use Twitter for Professional Development},
  author={Mark Hart and Nichole E Stetten and Sabrina Islam and Katherine Pizarro},
  booktitle={JMIR public health and surveillance},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The use of social networking sites is increasingly being adopted in public health, in part, because of the barriers to funding and reduced resources. Public health professionals are using social media platforms, specifically Twitter, as a way to facilitate professional development. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify public health professionals using Twitter and to analyze how they use this platform to enhance their formal and informal professional development… CONTINUE READING
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