Dr. Afifi Receives Distinguished Article of the Year Award

Award Recipient: 

Dr. Walid Afifi

Award Date: 

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Dr. Walid Afifi, UCSB Department of Communication, and co-author J. L. Weiner has received the 2011 International Communication Association and National Communication Association Health Communication Distinguished Article of the Year, an award that goes to the article published in the past ten years that has made a major impact in health communication.  They received this award for their 2004 article:  "Toward a theory of motivated information management," published in Communication Theory, 14, 167-190.