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Gabriela Capurro



Dr. Gabriela Capurro is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Her research focuses on health and risk communication, science communication, lived experiences of risk, and mediated discourses of health and illness. She has published studies on risk communication of COVID-19, media coverage of outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases and antivaccination, journalistic practices and news coverage of antimicrobial resistance, as well as hospital workers’ risk perceptions and risk prevention behaviours. Gabriela holds a PhD in Communication from Carleton University, where she has been an instructor since 2018.