Health Research

A compilation of our research on the spread of health misinformation on social media

Publications

  1. Tougas, M. E., Chambers, C. T., Corkum, P., Robillard, J. M., Gruzd, A., Howard, V.,
    Kampen, A., Boerner, K. E., Hundert, A. S. (2018). Social Media Content About Children’s
    Pain and Sleep: Content and Network Analysis. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting 1(2),
    e11193. https://doi.org/10.2196/11193
  2. Gamble J.M., Traynor, R.L., Gruzd, A., Mai, P., Dormuth, C.R., & Sketris, I.S. (2018).
    Measuring the Impact of Pharmacoepidemiologic Research Using Altmetrics: A case study
    of a CNODES drug‐safety article. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/pds.4401
  3. Gruzd, A. and Haythornthwaite, C. (2013). Enabling Community through Social Media.
    Journal of Medical Internet Research 15(10):e248. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.2796. PubMed PMID:
    24176835.
  4. Gruzd, A., Black, F.A., Le, Y., Amos, K. (2012). Investigating Biomedical Research
    Literature in the Blogosphere: A Case Study of Diabetes and HbA1c. Journal of the Medical
    Library Association 100(1): 34-42. DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.100.1.007

Conference Papers in Proceedings

  1. Song, M.Y. & Gruzd, A. (2017). Examining Sentiments and Popularity of Pro- and Anti-
    Vaccination Videos on YouTube. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on
    Social Media & Society. ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 17.
    http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA%3A6536
  2. Ng, C., Gruzd, A., Cheng, C., Crocker, B., Doiron, D., and Stevens, K. (2012). From Data to
    Knowledge: Discovery of Medical Laboratory Demand Patterns Through Visualisation
    Techniques. In Proceedings of the 2012 iConference (iConference '12). ACM, New York,
    NY, USA, 585-586. DOI:10.1145/2132176.2132298
  1. Wang, H., Chu, H., & Gruzd, A. (2018). From 13 Reasons Why to Suicide Watch: Reddit
    Discussions about the Controversial Netflix Series. Poster presented at the 9th International
    Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety’18), July 18 – 20, 2018. Copenhagen,
    Denmark.
  2. Sketris, I.S., Gruzd, A., Mai, P., Gamble, J.M., Dormuth, C. (2014). Analyzing the Short-
    Term Social Media Impact of a Drug Safety Publication-A Case Study Approach.
    Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic
    Risk Management, October 24-27, 2014, Taipei.
  3. Ng, C., Gruzd, A., Cheng, C., Crocker, B., Doiron, D., and Stevens, K. (2012). From Data to
    Knowledge: Discovery of Medical Laboratory Demand Patterns Through Visualisation
    Techniques. Poster presented at the Association for Library and Information Science
    Education (ALISE) conference, January 17-20, 2011, Dallas, TX, USA