The science of social media: How to tweet like Neil deGrasse Tyson

The use of social media is growing among doctors, including some at OHSU.

Most of us use social media, but many do not leverage it for professional success. Twitter is a powerful tool for science outreach and idea development because it can move conversations from an office or lab to a large network of experts and advocates.

Hands on: Create a profile and make a plan

Wednesday, July 25 
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Gaines Hall, Room 5
Register:  http://bit.ly/ohsutweet   

In “The Science of Social Media: How to Tweet Like Neil deGrasse Tyson,” we’ll help you create a professional Twitter profile and develop an engagement plan that’s useful and fun! The session will also include a panel discussion with OHSU students and a social media expert about using Twitter to build a network and discuss issues you’re passionate about.

Read the OHSU News article on how OHSU faculty are using Twitter.

Panelists include:
Andre Walcott, Ph.D. candidate, OHSU
Eileen Torres, Ph.D. candidate, OHSU
Kylie McPherson, Ph.D. candidate, OHSU
Kathryn Peck, associate director of social media, OHSU

All OHSU community members are welcome to attend. We recommend that attendees bring a laptop, if possible.

Please contact Robin Champieux with questions: champieu@ohsu.edu.

 

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