Ms. Shanna Slavings

Research Interests:

  • Health Communication - specifically patient empowerment, organized health communication, and electronic health records
  • Organizational Communication - specifically organizational culture and leadership
  • Interpersonal Communication - specifically disclosure and privacy
  • Implementation of qualitative & quantitative research methods
  • Design and distributioin of surveys and questionnaires

Professional Memberships:

  • International Association of Business Co0mmunicators (IABC)
  • Phi Sigma Pi, National Honor Society


  • Excellence in Research - Missouri State University 2010
  • Health Communication Spotlight - Missouri State University September, 2009
  • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2007-2008
  • Membership Employee of the Month & Customer Service Award - Air Evac Lifeteam June 2006

Publications & Presentations

  • 2010 - Helping those who help themselves: A critical discourse analysis of "CNN's In Depth: Empowered Patient." Paper presented at the Sooner Communication Conference at the University of Oklahoma

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