Courses offered at UWM:

Social Media and Health: Opportunities & Pitfalls
HCA 590: Topics in Health Sciences
Department of Health Informatics and Administration
College of Health Sciences
Social Media is being used for many purposes in the healthcare arena – for disease surveillance, mood/depression detection, social support for patients with chronic diseases, and as platforms for collaboration. Students will examine these and other avenues for employing social media in healthcare, learn about the different types of healthcare research that we can do in social media, the kind of data we can collect, how we can collect them and the type of analysis we can do. Please contact Dr. Priya Nambisan ( for more details.