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Laurie Hoffman-Goetz



B.A. (S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton)

M.A. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

M.P.H. (The George Washington University)

Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Harvard Medical School; New England Deaconess Hospital)

Cancer Prevention Fellow (National Cancer Institute, U.S.A.)

Certificate in Conflict Management and Mediation (Conrad Grebel University College)

Laurie Hoffman-Goetz


Contact information

Office: BMH 2321

Phone: (519) 888-4567, ext. 33098


Teaching interests

  • Disease Processes; Stress and Behavioural Immunology; Cancer Prevention
  • Health Communication; Public Health


HLTH 341 Immunobiology and Public Health

HLTH 461 Psychoneuroimmunology

PHS 608 Health and Risk Communication in Public Health

Research interests

  • In Public Health:  health literacy, risk communication, consumer health informatics, mass media and health education
  • In Biohealth:  physical activity and cancer prevention, exercise immunology, behavioural immunology, lymphocyte apoptosis

Selected publications

In Health and Risk Communication:

In Biohealth:

Selected professional activities and networks 

Visit my research page on Consumer Health Informatics at:

University of Waterloo

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