Risk Communications

Approaches, Principles and Strategies for Risk Communications

The Cayuga County Health Department is pleased to host the Approaches, Principles and Strategies of Risk Communication. This four hour workshop is designed to provide an overview of risk communications and how we can better craft our messaging for the public.

We are excited and honored that Dr. Vincent Covello will be the facilitator of this workshop.


Thursday March 9, 2017


Registration will begin at 8am.

Workshop will begin promptly at 8:30am and go until 12:30pm.


Conference rooms at Hilton Garden Inn -
77 State St. Auburn, NY 13021 

Background Information

Dr. Vincent T. Covello, founder and Director of the Center for Risk Communication, is a nationally and internationally recognized trainer, researcher, consultant, and expert in crisis, conflict, change and risk communications. Over the past twenty-five years, he has held numerous positions in academia and government, including Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Clinical Medicine at Columbia University. Prior to his joining the faculty at Columbia, Dr. Covello was a senior scientist at the White House Council on Environmental Quality in Washington, D.C., a Study Director at the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences and the Director of the Risk Assessment Program at the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Covello received his doctorate from Columbia University and his B.A. with honors and M.A. from Cambridge University in England. He is on the editorial board of several journals and is the Past President of the Society for Risk analysis, a professional association with over 2,500 members. Dr. Covello has authored or edited over 25 books and over 75 published articles on risk assessment, management, and communication.

Dr. Vincent Covello


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