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Health Communication Success Stories

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ORAU is a nationally recognized source for its comprehensive experience in the field of health communication. For more than 10 years, our projects have addressed numerous, consumer health, occupational health, school health and environmental health topics, including infectious diseases and biological threats… all in the name of improving human lives.

Some of our success stories include:

Radiation basics training

CDC Benefits from ORAU Collaboration for Radiation Basics Training

Radiation Basics Made Simple, the first in a series of online training modules developed by the Radiation Studies Branch (RSB) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), delivers foundational knowledge about radiation to its audiences.

Web-based learning

NLM and ORISE Partner in Developing E-learning Courses

ORISE assisted the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine to make the seamless transition from traditional, in-person instruction to Web-based, self-paced training.

Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners cover

ORAU Supports CDC in Development of Population Monitoring Guide

The second edition of Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners from the Radiation Studies Branch (RSB) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sets the standard for population monitoring after a radiation emergency.

HPV campaign ad

ORAU Assists CDC in National HPV Immunization Campaign

ORAU and its partner Mediassociates made extensive use of digital media advertisements on targeted websites and social media channels to assist the CDC in its national HPV immunization campaign.

Emergency preparedness

NHSPI™ Provides a Snapshot of Health Security Preparedness

ORAU assisted with the development of the National Health Security Preparedness Index™, which measures and advance the nation’s readiness to protect people during a disaster.

Public health preparednessORAU Wins Award to Assist CDC in Public Health Preparedness and Response Activities

ORAU is providing professional services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support its efforts in building and strengthening prepared and resilient communities.

Health advisory posterORAU Assists CDC with Improving Messaging on Flu Prevention at U.S.-Mexico Border

ORAU partnered with DOE to support the development of additional Weatherization Training Centers in underserved communities across the nation.

Doctor with mobile deviceHealthCommWorks to Help Health Communicators More Effectively Disseminate Key Messages

ORAU partnered with the CDC to launch HealthCommWorks, which is designed to help health communication professionals develop and disseminate effective messages.

Adolescent immunizationORAU to Assist CDC in Adolescent Immunization Campaign

CDC awards a team led by ORAU with a $2.3 million contract to launch a campaign to promote the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

Virtual Community Reception CenterORAU Develops Virtual Community Reception Center for the CDC

ORAU developed the Virtual Community Reception Center, a 3-D, Web-based training tool that helps the CDC prepare public health officials for mass casualty radiation emergencies.

ORAU Develops Community Assessment Tool for the CDC

ORAU developed the Community Assessment Tool (CAT) for the CDC to help strengthen existing preparedness plans by allowing the health care system and other agencies to work together during a pandemic.