The impact of social media on community health

9:00 - 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016
PSU 313

What role does technology play in promoting the health of a community and its citizens? Not only medical technology, but also social networking technology? If an organization wants to contribute to the general health and well-being of its community, how important are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other networking tools such as Yelp reviews? And beyond the corporate setting, how may social media be leveraged for the betterment of a community?


CEO, Askinosie Chocolate Shawn Askinosie

Shawn Askinosie

CEO, Askinosie Chocolate
Askinose Chocolate

Owner, Regional Food Solutions Patty Cantrell

Patty Cantrell

Owner, Regional Food Solutions

Senior advisor, Bernie Sanders campaign Zack Exley

Zack Exley

Senior advisor, Bernie Sanders campaign

Co-owner, Kitchen House Coffee Paul Whitsitt

Paul Whitsitt

Co-owner, Kitchen House Coffee