4 December 2014


Peer-reviewed Journals

Invited Presentations, Workshops and Seminars

Suggs, L.S., Rechter, J. Leask, J., and Miranda, J. (September 2016). Communicating in Healthcare: Ongoing lessons from the ICT revolution. 12-14 September 2016. Sydney Australia.

Suggs, L.S., (May 2016). Suggestions for Effective Health Communication. Confernence of BAG. Symposium Gesundheitskommunikation – zwischen Gesundheitsförderung und Bevormundung. 26 May 2016. Bern, Switzerland

Suggs, L.S., (November 2015) Keynote: Challenges and opportunities in communicating Complex Health Messages. European Health Literacy Conference, Brussels, Belgium..

Suggs, L.S. (February 2015). Communicating Complex Health Messages. World Innovation Summit for Health. 17-18 February Doha, Qatar.

Suggs, L.S. (January 2014). “The Great and Powerful i: Communication Technology in Global Health”. Breakfast session “Inspiring Smart Choices: Communicating Complexity ?in Public Health for a Better World”. World Economic Forum. Session sponsored by the Center for Global Health and Diplomacy. 22-25 January 2014. Davos, Switzerland.

Suggs, L.S. (October 2013). “Small Bites for Big Appetites: Using social media to promote lifestyle behaviors”. European Obesity Forum, Bucharest Romania. 16-18 October 2013

Suggs, L.S., (September 2013). “Promoting Public Health: The Importance of Social Marketing and Communication”. Health promotion Switzerland, Cantonal Intervention Program Annual Conference. Bern Switzerland. 26 September 2013.

Suggs, L.S., (June 2013). “The Role of Mobile Technologies in Promoting Global Health”. University of Nottingham, Medical School. International Speaker Series. Nottingham UK, 12 June 2013.

Suggs, L.S. (April 2013). “Role of New Media in Community Health Improvement”. International Health Promotion and Communication Symposium, Istanbul Turkey. 9-1 April, 2013

Suggs, L.S. (November 2012). “Social Marketing and New Media: Innovative Approaches to Human Behavior.” Shaping Europe 2020: Socio-economic research conference. Bucharest Romania.

Suggs., L.S., (October 2012). “Social Marketing: A strategic approach to influence vaccination behaviour” Vaccines Forum. European Health Forum Gastein. Gastein Austria.

Suggs, L.S. (May 2012). “Mobile phones for disease control”. eHealth Proof and Practice: Opportunities and Challenges in International Health symposium. Basel Switzerland.

Suggs, L.S. (December 2011). “Famiglia, Attività, Nutrizione (FAN): Using new technologies for diet and physical activity behavior promotion.” Troubles in health diet seminar series. Institut universitaire de medicine sociale et preventive. University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Suggs, L.S. (June 2011). “Social Media and Health Education.” Drug Information Meeting. London, UK.

Suggs, L.S. (October 2010). “What role does Social Media play in promoting Health Literacy?” Health Literacy in Europe Forum. European Health Forum Gastein. Gastein Austria.

Suggs, L.S. (June 2010). “Tailored health communication: A persuasive strategy for promoting healthy behaviors”. Seminar Series at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern. Bern, Switzerland.

Suggs, L.S. (August 28, 2009). Developing a social networking framework for program activities. Workshop sponsored by Health Imperatives, Brockton Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (August 27, 2009) “Social Media in Public Health: How to…, Opportunities…, Challenges…” Workshop sponsored by Health Imperatives, Brockton Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (October 17, 2008). “Using Communication Technologies in Social Marketing Initiatives.” Workshop sponsored by the Regional Center for Healthy Communities (metrowest), The Mass. Partnership for Healthy Communities & the Southeast Regional Center for Healthy Communities. Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (October 8, 2008). “Social Marketing” Workshop sponsored by the Wayside Youth Coalition. Milford, Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (May 28, 2008). “Social Marketing for Effective Health Promotion Using Innovative Marketing Techniques” Workshop sponsored by the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (May 13, 2008). “Social Networking, Blogs, Podcasts, Oh my! How to make the most of New Technologies in Social Marketing.” A workshop sponsored by Regional Center for Healthy Communities Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Suggs, L.S. (April 26, 2007). “Social Marketing for Effective Health Promotion Using Innovative Marketing Techniques: Moving Beyond Posters and Magnets”. Workshop sponsored by Project Alliance, Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • Suggs, L., Natalie Rangelov, Mallely Rangel Garcia, and Lucía Aguirre Sanchez. 2013. “FAN – Famiglia, Attività fisica, Nutrizione: Ticino Switzerland’s campaign for healthy weight.” In Social marketing, from tunes to symphonies, edited by Gerard Hastings and Christine Domegan, Routledge, UK.
  • Suggs, L. Suzanne and Scott Ratzan. 2012. “Global E-health Communication.” In The Handbook of Global Health Communication, edited by Rafael Obregon and Silvio Waisbord, 251. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Suggs, L. Suzanne, Rangelov, Natalie, Andreas Schmeil, Aurora Occa, Bardus, Marco, Olga Radchuk, and Sepideh Dianat. “Suggs, L.S., Rangelov, N., Schmeil, A., Occa, A., Bardus, B., Radchuk, O. & Dianat, S. (forthcoming). E-Health Services.” In The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society,, Wiley Blackwell.