Social Media for Scientists Webinar
Join us on Thursday February 10, 2022 at 12 pm – 1 pm ET
Having a social media presence has never been more important for those working in health care and science. Whether it’s helping to educate and inform the public, developing a sense of community, or networking with peers from around the globe, social channels can open doors and help you build your personal brand.
Diabetes Action Canada’s Communications Lead, Krista Lamb, is an author and science communicator who has a deep love for #ScienceTwitter and doctors who TikTok. In this webinar she will go over some of the tips and tricks to help you communicate authentically and appropriately.
You will learn:
• Why we need scientists in these spaces
• How to select the right platform(s) for you
• The best ways to build community and your personal brand
• How to avoid the pitfalls and perils of social networking
This webinar will not be recorded and is only available live. Be sure to join us!
About the speaker
Krista Lamb is a writer, communications professional and podcast producer and host.
As the Director of Krista Lamb Communications, she specializes in helping translate complex medical, scientific and health-related topics into interesting and understandable stories for diverse mediums.
In addition, Krista is the producer and host of the Diabetes Canada Podcast, which won the Canadian Podcast Award for Outstanding Health and Fitness Series in 2020. She also hosts the From Beta Cells to Bicycles podcast for the BC Diabetes Research Network and the Actions on Diabetes Podcast with Diabetes Action Canada. Throughout her career, she has written extensively about health and research topics and she currently provides communications support for a wealth of Canadian not-for-profit organizations.
Her first book, Beyond Banting: From Insulin to Islet Transplants, Decoding Canada’s Diabetes Research Superstars, will be released by Rock’s Mills Press in early 2021.
Follow her updates on Twitter @kristalambcomms.