Avery E. Holton
  • Undergraduate Journalism Sequence Coordinator, Communication
  • Student Media Advisor, Communication
  • Assistant Professor, Communication


Research Keywords

  • Virtual Reality, Interest Level: 4
  • Vaccine, Interest Level: 4
  • Social Media, Interest Level: 5
  • Journalism, Interest Level: 5
  • Health Communication, Interest Level: 5
  • Digital Media, Interest Level: 5

Research Groups

  • Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research (UCEER), Research Professor. Health Sciences. 01/2015 - 01/2019. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: 2016 National Institutes of Health and National Human Genome Research Institute RM1 funding to support research focused on issues relevant to population screening for genetic conditions including effective traditional and social media communication and digital community construction. Primary Investigator, Jeffrey Botkin. Co-Investigator/Project Lead. $3,880,000 .
  • Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research, Research Professor. Multiple, UCEER. 01/2015 - present.
  • Communicating Science and Health in Social Media, Research Professor. Communication. 01/2015 - present.
  • Networked Health Lab, Research Professor. Communication. 03/2014 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: $10,000 start-up.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The University of Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research (UCEER) Grant. PI: Avery Holton. Co-PI(s): Heather Canary, Bob Wong. 02/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $12,500.00
  • Networked Health Lab. PI: Avery E. Holton. Co-PI(s): Ye Sun. Great Ideas in Humanities Grant, 11/2013 - present. Total project budget to date: $10,000.00
  • Funding for Smart Reporting: Innovations in News Coverage. PI: Avery E. Holton. Individual Teaching Grant - University Teaching Committee, 10/2013 - present. Total project budget to date: $3,500.00