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Dr. Steven Venette

Full Professor


Steven Venette (PhD, North Dakota State University) is a Full Professor in the School of Communication at The University of Southern Mississippi. Topic areas of his research include risk communication, crisis communication, public relations, organizational communication, terrorism, and argumentation. He lead translational research efforts for the National Center of Food Protection and Defense’s risk and crisis communication team. He has completed risk and crisis communication consulting projects for the USDA, DHS, CDC, and many other public and private organizations.

  • PHD - North Dakota State University (2003)
  • MA - North Dakota State University (1994)
  • BA - North Dakota State University (1992)
  • Protecting human research participants.
  • A personal reflection on the evolution of ethics in VHA
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Best practices: Strategies to make advance health care planning more effective.
  • Copying, pasting and duplication in the electronic medical record: An ethical analysis.
  • Cyber security awareness.
  • Ethical heath care issues raised by SARS.
  • Good clinical practice web training.
  • Health effects from chemical, biological, and radiological weapons.
  • Health risk communication: Talking to patients with environmental health concerns.
  • National Ethics Committee: Gifts to health care professionals from the pharmaceutical industry
  • Overview of good clinical practice and human subjects protection
  • Vaccines against biological warfare agents.
  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication

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Areas of Expertise

Risk Communication, Crisis Communication, Organizational Communication, Argumentation