Outstanding M.A. (Master of Arts) Graduate Alumnus of the Year Communication

2024 Awardee

Amjad  Alghamdi

Amjad Alghamdi

Amjad Alghamdi is a graduate teaching/research assistant and a Ph.D. student in the department of communication interested in studying health communication. He completed his MA in communication in 2022 and now he is a second year PhD student.

His primary area of interest focuses on the relationships between healthcare providers and consumers such as patients' assertiveness and its role in shaping the dynamics between healthcare providers and consumers. Another area of interest is health promotion by studying the behaviors that are closely related to positive and negative outcomes to people's health and wellbeing as well as how to best address these behaviors by public engagement. Amjad is also interested in studying the science of communication and how to best address crisis and health concerns to the public focusing on message designs and health campaign implementation.