Hua (Helen) Wang: Faculty Expert in Communication, Health Promotion, Entertainment Education


Associate professor of communication
University of Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

Communication strategies for health promotion and social change; entertainment-education; communication technology; social networks; digital media education; health interventions

Hua (Helen) Wang can speak to the media about communication strategies, especially in the context of public health promotion and behavior change. She can discuss topics such as public health messages, community engagement, and media literacy on digital platforms and elsewhere.

Wang’s research focuses on the use of storytelling and technology to engage mass audiences, especially vulnerable population groups such as women, youth, and refugees, to promote the well-being of people. individuals, groups and society in general.

She specializes in entertainment education, particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and gender equality. This communication strategy harnesses the power of dramatic storytelling through and through channels such as web series, interactive games, and social media to share messages about health and social issues. Its projects often take the form of interdisciplinary collaborations to design, implement and evaluate public campaigns and health interventions.

Hua (Hélène) Wang, PhD
Associate professor of communication
University of Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences


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