Invited Panelist at APHA 2019

Hidden Agendas for Online Vaccination: Trolls, Bots & Misinformation

Philadelphia, PA

This presentation discusses how malicious actors on social media use health communication to carry out several hidden agendas. Among these are state-sponsored “trolls” that use vaccination as a wedge issue to promote discord.

David A. Broniatowski
Associate Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

My research interests include social media data analytics, engineering system architecture, decision under risk, and online misinformation.