John Lynch

John A. Lynch

Professor Graduate Director, Communication

McMicken Hall

144A

A&S Communication - 0184

Professional Summary

Dr. Lynch's teaching and research interests focus on the rhetoric of science and medicine, especially on how the public understands science.  I teach rhetorical/communication criticism, the rhetoric of science and research ethics.  My current research projects examine public debates about research misconduct and how scientists process and attribute authorship to members of their research team.  He recently published What are Stem Cells? Definition at the Intersection of Science and Politics (U-Alabama, 2010; http://www.amazon.com/What-Are-Stem-Cells-Intersection/dp/0817317481/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1318431797&sr=8-1).
 

Education

Ph.D., University of Georgia Athens, GA, 2005 (Speech Communication)

M.A., University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, 2000 (Rhetoric and Communication)

B.A., University of Dayton Dayton, OH, 1998 (Communication and Philosophy)

Positions and Work Experience

11-2013 - Affiliate Faculty, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies,

01-2008 -08-2015 Clinical Research Ethicist, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training,

08-2012 -08-2018 Associate Professor,

08-2018 -To Present Professor, University of Cincinnati,

08-2018 -To Present Graduate Director, University of Cincinnati Dept of Communication,

Research and Practice Interests

I study the rhetorical and ethical components of discourses about science and medicine, especially discourse on stem cell research and discourses about genomics/genetics.

Research Support

Investigators:Lynch, J.A. 2007 J. Benjamin Younger Office of Public Affairs, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Visiting Fellow Completed Type:Fellowship

Investigators:Lynch, J.A. 07-2007 -08-2007 University Research Council, University of Cincinnati Summer Research Fellowship Role:Principle Investigator $10,300 Completed Type:Fellowship

Investigators:Lynch, J.A. 08-2004 -07-2005 University of Georgia Dissertation Research Award Completed Type:Fellowship

Investigators:Dr. Celeste Condit 06-2002 -08-2004 National Institute of Health Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of the Human Genome Project grant “Race and Public Communication about Human Variation” Role:Research Assistant Completed

Investigators:Lynch, JA 06-2007 -07-2007 Faculty Development Council, University of Cincinnati Individual Faculty Award Completed

Investigators:Lynch, JA; Lindsell, CJ; Strasser, JE; Tsevat J 04-01-2010 -03-31-2011 CCTST Research Ethics Pilot Program Cutting corners in presenting clinical research Role:PI 10,000 Active Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Linke, M; Lynch, JA; Lindsell, CJ; DelBello, M; Adler, C. 04-01-2010 -03-31-2011 CCTST Research Ethics Pilot Program The role of disclosure of fees and honoraria in a participant’s decision to enroll in a clinical trial Role:Investigator 6240 Active Type:Grant Level:Local

Grant: #UL1RR026314 Investigators:Jim Heubi & Joel Tsevat (PIs) 04-2009 -03-2014 NCRR (NIH) The Cincinnati CTSA Role:Clinical Research Ethicist 23,000,000 Active Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Brydon-Miller, M; Brackenbury, R; Lynch, J; Lindsell, CJ 03-2009 -03-2009 UC Faculty Development Council Teaching Research Ethics Role:Co-PI 10,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Myers, M.F., Prows, C.A., Lynch, J.A., Pickler, R., Barnes, M.G. 04-01-2012 -03-31-2012 CCTST Ethics Pilot Program Exome sequencing and incidental findings: The experience and expectations of parents of children with rare genetic disorders Role:Investigator 10,000 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:John Lynch, Monica Mitchell, Michael Barnes 04-2013 -03-2014 CCTST Assessing the role of uncertainty in community and parent preferences for the return of biorepository-based research results Role:PI 10,000 Active Type:Grant

Grant: #Sub. 130224 for 1U01HG006828-01 Investigators:John Lynch 05-15-2012 -04-30-2013 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center EMERGE Subcontract for "Better Outcomes for Chidlren: GWAS & PheWAS in eMERGE II" Role:PI 18000 Active Type:Grant

Grant: #130224 \ HG006828 Investigators:Lynch, John 05-15-2012 -04-30-2015 National Human Genome Research Institute Subcontract for Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE), Phase-II Pediatric Investigators Role:PI $6,366.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #1 U01 HG008666-01 (subaward) Investigators:John Lynch 09-2015 -06-2016 NHGRI/NIH Subcontract for EMERGE 3 proposal from CCHMC Role:PI Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #135783/U01HG008666 Investigators:Lynch, John 09-01-2015 -05-31-2016 National Human Genome Research Institute Better Outcomes for Children: GWAS & PheWAS in eMERGEII Role:PI $4,372.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Investigators:Lynch, JA 08-2016 -12-2016 Third Century Fund Public Memory and Research Crime Role:Fellow Active Type:Fellowship Level:University

Investigators:Lynch, J.A., Prows, C.A. 10-2015 -06-2016 CCTST Facilitating Understanding of Genomics through Messaging Role:P.I. 10,000 Active Type:Grant Level:University

Grant: #R40755 Investigators:Lynch, John 07-01-2020 -06-30-2021 UC's URC AHSS Faculty Awards Public Protest and the Evolution of Bioethics Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Lynch, J.A., Bevan, J.L., Achter, P.J., Harris, T.M., and Condit, C.M. "A preliminary study of how multiple exposures to messages about genetics impacts lay attitudes toward racial and genetic discrimination." New Genetics & Society 27 (2008): 43-56.

Lynch, J.A. "Geography, genealogy and genetics: Dialectical substance in newspaper coverage of research on race and genetics." Western Journal of Communication 72 (2008): 259-279.

Lynch, J.A. "Memory and Matthew Shepard: Opposing expressions of public memory in television movies." Journal of Communication Inquiry 31 (2007): 222-238.

Lynch, J.A. "Making room for stem cells: Dissociation and establishing new research objects." Argumentation and Advocacy 41 (2006): 143-156.

Lynch, J.A., and Condit, C.M. "Genes and race in the news: A test of competing theories of news coverage." American Journal of Health Behavior (2006): 125-133.

Lynch, J.A. "Race and radical renamings: Using cluster agon method to assess the radical potential of “European American” as a substitute for “White”." The KB Journal 2 (2006).

Lynch, J.A., and Dubriwny T.N. "Drugs and double binds: Racial identification and pharmacogenomics in a system of binary race logic." Health Communication 19 (2006): 61-73.

Lynch, J.A. "Institution and imprimatur: Institutional rhetoric and the failure of the Catholic Church’s pastoral letter on homosexuality." Rhetoric & Public Affairs 8 (2005): 383-404.

Bates, B.R., Lynch J.A., Bevan, J.L., and Condit, C.M. "Warranted concerns, warranted outlooks: A focus group study of public opinion about genetics research." Social Science and Medicine 60 (2005): 331-344.

Condit, C.M., Dubriwny, T.N., Lynch, J.A., and Parrott, R.L. "Lay people’s understandings of and preference against the term “mutation.”." American Journal of Medical Genetics 130A (2004): 245-250.

Condit, C.M., Parrott, R.L., Harris, T.M., Lynch, J.A., and Dubriwny, T.N. "The role of “genetics” in popular understandings of race." Public Understanding of Science 13 (2004): 249-272.

Bevan, J.L., Lynch, J.A., Dubriwny, T.N., Harris, T.M., Achter, P.J., Reeder, A.L., and Condit, C.M. "Informed lay preferences for delivery of racially varied pharmacogenomics." Genetics in Medicine 5 (2003): 393-399.

Lynch, J.A.and Mitchell, M.J. (2010). Community Engagement and the Ethics of Global, Translational Research: A Response to Sofaer and Eyal. American Journal of Bioethics 10, 37-38.

Lynch, J.A. (2011). “Through a glass darkly”: Researcher Ethnocentrism and the Demonization of Research Participants. American Journal of Bioethics11(4):22-23.

Lynch, J.A. (2011). Information at the intersection of the public and technical spheres: A reply to Majdik. Rhetoric & Public Affairs 14(2): 369-378.

Lynch, J.A. & Lindsell, C.J. (2010). Key personnel and “long distance” settings: Determining who must report financial conflict of interest. Accountability in Research 17, 211-222.

Lynch, J.A. (2009). Articulating scientific practice: Understanding Dean Hamer’s “Gay Gene” study as overlapping material, social and rhetorical registers. Quarterly Journal of Speech 95, 435-456.

Cree, R.A., Lynch, J.A., Au, M.G., & Myers, M.F. (2009). Decisions to seek healthcare based on family health history among urban Appalachian women. Journal of Genetic Counseling 18, 534-550.

Lynch, J.A. (2009; available online: 2008). Stem cells and the embryo: Biorhetoric and scientism in Congressional debate. Public Understanding of Science 18, 309-324.

Lynch, J.A., Parrott, A., Hopkin, R.M., Myers, M.F.(2011.) Media coverage of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.  Journal of Genetic Counseling 20(5): 486-494. doi: 10.1007/s10897-011-9374-9

Kanetzke, E.E., Lynch, J.A., Prows, C.A., Siegel, R.M., & Myers, M.F.  (2011).  Perceived utility of parent-generated family health history as a health promotion tool in pediatric practice. Clinical Pediatrics 50(8): 720-728.

Caulfield, T., Burningham, S., Joly, Y., Master, Z., Shabani, M., Borry, P., Becker, A., Burgess, M., Calder, K., Critchley. C., Edwards, K., Fullerton, S.M., Gottweis, H., Hyde-Lay, R., Illes, J., Isasi, R., Kato, K., Kaye, J., Knoppers, B., Lynch, J., McGuire, A., Meslin, E., Nicol, D., O’Doherty, K., Ogbogu, U., Otlowski, M., Pullman, D., Ries, N., Scott, C., Sears, M., Wallace, H., & Zawati, M.H. (2014).  A review of the key issues associated with the commercialization of biobanks. Journal of Law and the Biosciences, 94-110. doi:10.1093/jlb/lst004
 

Lynch, J.A., Bennett, D.E., Luntz, A., Toy, C.T., VanBenschoten, E. (2014). Bridging Science and Journalism: Identifying the Role of Public Relations in the Construction and Circulation of Stem Cell Research among Laypeople.  Science Communication.

Lynch, J.A. (2013).  “Prepare to Believe”: The Creation Museum as Embodied Conversion Narrative.  Rhetoric & Public Affairs 16, 1-27. Lead Article. 

Gail P. Jarvik, Laura M. Amendola, Jonathan S. Berg, Kyle Brothers, Ellen W. Clayton, Wendy Chung, Barbara J. Evans, James P. Evans, Stephanie M. Fullerton, Carlos J. Gallego, Nanibaa’ A. Garrison, Stacy W. Gray, Ingrid A. Holm, Iftikhar J. Kullo, Lisa Soleymani Lehmann, Cathy McCarty, Cynthia A. Prows, Heidi L. Rehm, Richard R. Sharp, Joseph Salama, Saskia Sanderson, Sara L. Van Driest, Marc S. Williams, Susan M. Wolf, Wendy A. Wolf, eMERGE Act-ROR Committee and CERC Committee, CSER Act-ROR Working Group, Wylie Burke. (2014). Return of Genomic Results to Research Participants: The Floor, the Ceiling and the Choices in Between.  The American Journal of Human Genetics 94(6): 818-826.

Berger, K.A., Lynch, J.A., Prows, C.A., Spiegel, R.M., & Myers, M.F. (2013). Mothers’ perceptions of family health history and an online parent-generated family health history tool.  Clinical Pediatrics 52(1): 74-81. 

Brothers, K.B., Lynch, J.A., Aufox, S.A., Connolly, J.J., Gelb, B.D., Holm, I.A., Sanderson, S.C., McCormick, J.L., Wolf, W.A., Antommaria, A.H.M., Clayton, E.W. (2014). Practical guidance on informed consent for pediatric participants in a biorepository. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 89(11): 1471-1480.

Lynch, J.A., Strasser, J.E., Lindsell, C.M., Tsevat, J. (2013; online first: 2012). Factors that affect integrity of authorship of scientific meeting abstracts. American Journal of Bioethics-Primary Research 4(2): 15-22. 

Lynch, J.A. Hines, J., Theodore, S., Mitchell, M.J. (2016; online first: 2015). Lay attitudes toward trust, uncertainty, and the return of pediatric research results in biobanking. AJOB Empirical Bioethics 7(3): 160-166.

Condit, C.M., Lynch, J.A., & Winderman, E.M. (2012). Recent rhetorical studies in public understanding of science: Multiple purposes and strengths. Public Understanding of Science 21(4): 386-400.  

Spencer, L.G. & Lynch, J.A. (2016). Queering my religion? Family and sacred space in the Reverend Beth Stroud’s coming out sermon. QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking 3.1: 36-57.

Brothers, K.B., Holm, I.A., Childerhose, J.E., Antomaria, A.H., Bernhardt, B.A., Clayton, E.W., Gelb, B.D., Joffe, S., Lynch, J.A., McCormick, J.B., McCullough, L.B., Parsons, D.W., Sundaresan, A.S., Wolf, W.A., Yu, J.H., & Wilfond, B.S. (2016). When participants in genomic research grow up: Contact and consent at the age of majority. The Journal of Pediatrics168 (January), 226-231.

Lynch, J.A., and Stuckey, M.L. (2017). “This was his Georgia”: Polio, poverty, and public memory at FDR’s Little White House. Howard Journal of Communications 28(4): 390-404. 

Adelsperger, S.; Prows, C.A.; Myers, M. F, Perry, C.P.; Chandler, A.; Holm, I.A.; Lynch, J.A. (2017). Parental Reasons for Participation and Reactions toward Return of CYP2D6 Research Results. Health Communication 32(9), 1104-1111. doi/full/10.1080/10410236.2016.1214216

Garrison, N., Brothers, K., Goldenberg, A, & Lynch, J.A. (2019). Genomic contextualism: Shifting the rhetoric of genetic exceptionalism. American Journal of Bioethics 19(1): 51-63.

Lynch, J.A. (2017). Women as Bioethics’s Mouthpieces: Maude Jacobs and Public Remembrance of the Cincinnati Total Body Irradiation study. Special issue on Gender & Public Memory (eds. Tasha Dubriwny and Kristan Poirot), Southern Communication Journal 82(4): 216-227.

Lynch, J.A. (In press). Bioethics & Brave New World: Science Fiction and Public Articulations of Bioethics. Rhetoric of Health & Medicine.

Book Chapter

Lynch, J.A. (2009). "New Agendas in Science Communication." Exemplary Creatures: Articulation and the organization of scientific materiality, sociality and rhetoric. Ed. Kahlor, L. & Stout, P. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Barnes, M.G., Lynch, J.A., Corsmo, J.J., Witte, D.P., & Steele, P.E. Laboratory Medicine and Biorepositories.  (2012).  In J. Hutton (ed.) Pediatric Biomedical Informatics—Computer Applications in Pediatric Research.  Springer, Translational Biomedical Informatics Series. 

Paul E. Steele, John A. Lynch, Jeremy J. Corsmo, David P. Witte, John B. Harley, and Beth L. Cobb. (2016) Laboratory Medicine and Biorepositories. In J. Hutton (ed.) Pediatric Biomedical Informatics—Computer Applications in Pediatric Research (pp. 121-139).  Springer, Translational Biomedical Informatics Series.

Book

Lynch, J.A. What are Stem Cells? Definitions at the Intersection of Science and Politics. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

  • NCA Health Communication Distinguished Book Award winner, 2016
  • Reviewed in Politics & Policy 40(4): 729-731, 2012;
  • Reviewed in CHOICE  49(10):1901;
  • Reviewed in Communication Research Trends 32(3): 33-35, 2013;
  • Reviewed in Quarterly Journal of Speech 99(4): 522-526, 2013. 

Lynch, J.A. (2019). The Origins of Bioethics: Remembering When Medicine Went Wrong. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Invited Publication

Lynch, J.A., & Zoller, H.M. (2015). Recognizing differences and commonalities: The rhetoric of health and medicine and critical-interpretive health communication. Communication Quarterly 63, 498-503

Electronic Journal

Lynch, J.A., & Kinsella, W.J. (in press). The Rhetoric of Technology as a Rhetorical Technology.  POROI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and Invention.  

Introductions

Lynch, J.A. Introduction to “Reports from ARST Preconference” POROI. (Anticipated online publciation May 2015).

Review

Lynch, J.A. Book review: Leah Ceccarelli, On the Frontier of Science: An American Rhetoric of Exploration and Exploitation. Quarterly Journal of Speech. (Accepted).

Lynch, J.A. Book Review: Lynda Walsh Scientists as Prophets: A Rhetorical Genealogy. Rhetoric & Public Affairs 19, 514-518.

Lynch, J.A. (2018). Book review: Amy Koerber, From Hysteria and Hormones: A Rhetorical History. Quarterly Journal of Speech.

Encyclopedia Article

Lynch, J.A. (2017). Public relations in health and risk message design and processing. Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing. Roxanne Parrott (Ed.). Available at 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.216

Editorial

Lynch, J.A. (2017, July 6). Is there a duty to participate in biospecimen research? Hastings Bioethics Forum (http://www.thehastingscenter.org/duty-participate-biospecimen-research/).

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Lynch, J.A. (02-2008. ) Consulting with the community on ethical issues in genetic and pharmacogenomic research .Clinical and Translational Research Ethics conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Lynch, J.A. (05-10-2007. ) Science as Three-part Harmony: Understanding how the material, social and rhetorical elements of science are coordinated .Department of Communication colloquium, UC. .

Lynch, J.A. (05-2006. ) Genetics and public health education campaigns .Genomics to Public Health; National Institutes of Health,

Lynch, J.A. (11-02-2010. ) Research Ethics .Classroom, UC, main campus. UC. . Level:College

Lynch, J.A. (08-31-2010. ) Informed Consent .CCHMC IRB monthly meeting, CCHMC D Building. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Lynch, J.A. (05-11-2010. ) Equipoise and Evidence: Current thinking and case studies in risk assessment. Classroom, McMicken Hall, 2nd floor. UC. . Level:College

Lynch, J.A. (03-30-2010. ) Equipoise and Evidence: Current thinking and case studies in risk assessment. Sabin Auditorium, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Poster Presentations

Kanetzke, E.E., Lynch, J.A., Prows, C.A., Siegel, R.M., & Myers, M.F. (2010. ) Perceived utility of parent-generated family health history as a health promotion tool in pediatric practice .National Genetic Counselors Conference, Dallas, TX. . Conference. . Level:National

Parrott, A., Myers, M.F., Hopkin, R.M., & Lynch, J.A. (2010. ) Media coverage of direct-to-consumer genetic testing .National Genetic Counselors Conference, Dallas, TX. . Conference. . Level:National

Blosser, B., Myers, M.F., Barnes, M.G., Bradley, I., Lynch, J.A., Pickler, R.H., Sund, K., Prows, C.A. (2014. ) Parent’s responses to whole exome sequencing research following informed consent. National Society of Genetic Counseling, New Orleans, LA. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Adelsperger, S.; Prows, C.A.; Myers, M.F.; Lynch, J.A. (2015. ) Parental Reasons for Participation and Reactions toward Return of CYP2D6 Research Results. National Society of Genetic Counseling’s annual education conference, Pittsburgh, PA. . Conference. . Level:National

Colloquium

Lynch, JA (10-29-2010). Talking about stem cells in public: Scientistic and Manichean idioms . Department of Communication Colloquium, McMicken Hall. UC. Level:Department

Lynch, JA; Mitchell, CM; Bolling, C; Haynes, E; Sadler, L. (03-26-2010). Ethics in Community Engagement . CCTST Grand Rounds, UC College of Medicine, MSB. UC. Level:University

Lynch, J.A. (02-07-2013). The “Public” in Bioethics and Bioethics in Public: Rhetorical and Normative Facets of the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate. . Department of Communication Colloquium, Cincinnati, OH. UC. Level:Department

Lynch, J.A. (10-2015). Lawsuits and "Legacies": Competing memorializations of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in Tuskegee, AL. Department of Communication Colloquium, UC. Level:Department

Paper Presentations

Lynch, J.A. (2007. ) Constructing science: Understandings of materiality in the rhetoric of science .Chicago, IL.

Lynch, J.A. Purpose, Publics and Science: The interaction of science and politics in the debate on embryonic stem cells .Chicago, IL.

Lynch, J.A. Baby Talk: The Status of the Embryo in Debates about Embryonic Stem Cell Research .San Antonio, TX.

Lynch, J.A. Memory and Matthew Shepard: Opposing expressions of public memory in television movies .Boston, MA.

Lynch, J.A. Covering genes and race: U.S. newspaper depictions of research on genes and race .Boston, MA.

Lynch, J.A. Making room for stem cells: Dissociation and establishing new research objects .Boston, MA.

Lynch, J.A. The development of scientific definitions: Fragmentation, the Laboratory and Technical Definition in Stem Cell Discourse .Chicago, IL.

Condit, C.M., Parrott, R.L., Harris, T.M., Templeton, A.R., Dubriwny, T.N., Lynch, J.A., Bates, B.R., Reeder, A.L., & Acosta-Alzura, C. (2004. ) Communication barriers make infeasible prescribing and diagnosing based on race as a proxy for genes (Genetic medicine will be more efficacious when based on the individual): A query by the Health and Heritage Team. Bethesda, MD.

Bates, B.R., Lynch J.A., Bevan, J.L., Condit, C.M. Warranted Concerns, Warranted Outlooks: A Focus Group Study of Public Opinion about Genetics Research .Albuquerque, NM.

Lynch, J.A. (02-23-2008. ) Exemplary creatures: Articulation and the organization of scientific materiality, sociality and rhetoric. Austin, TX. Other Institution. Level:National

Lynch, J.A., Holmes-Farmer, C. (2008. ) Arguing with the hearing: Cochlear implants, the wellness model and advocacy for the deaf. Pittsburgh, PA. Conference. Level:Regional

Lynch, J.A. (2010. ) Walking Creation, Walking Conversion: The Creation Museum as Embodied Conversion Narrative. San Francisco, CA. Conference. Level:National

Lynch, JA (2008. ) “Perfecting” a stalemate: President George W. Bush’s first speech on embryonic stem cell research. San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:National

Lynch, JA (2009. ) Response to panelists .Chicago, IL. Conference. Level:National

Lynch, J.A., Cordell, B., DeWitt, K. (2011. ) Drawing certainty from ambiguity: Modern diets and the rhetoric of cavemen living .National Communication Association Convention, 2011; New Orleans, LA.. Professional Meeting. Level:National

John Lynch, Bill Kinsella (11-2013. ) Round Table Chair .Orlando FL. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Leland Spencer, John Lynch (11-2013. ) Queering the Christian Family and Sacred Space .Orlando, FL. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A. (11-2013. ) Bioethics & Brave New World: Embryos and right-to-life worldviews in the stem cell debate, 1998-2004. .Washington DC. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A., Bennett, D.E., Luntz, A., Toy, C.T., VanBenschoten, E. (11-2013. ) Bridging Science and Journalism: Identifying the Role of Public Relations in the Construction and Circulation of Stem Cell Research among Laypeople. Washington D.C.. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A. (11-2013. ) Respondent to Panel .Washington D.C.. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A. (11-2013. ) Participant--An Emerging Perspective in Health Communication: Rhetorical Studies of Health, Science, and Medicine .Washington D.C.. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A., Lyne, J.L., Bennett, J.A., Keranen, L., Keith, W., Walsh, L. (11-2016. ) Roundtable on Lobotomy: A Rhetorical History and Politics of Pain Medicine .National Communication Association convention. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Lynch, J.A. (05-2016. ) Lawsuits and "Legacies": Competing memorializations of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in Tuskegee, AL. .Rhetoric Society of America biennial convention. Conference. Level:National

Event Organized

Clinical and Translation Research Ethics

Clinical and Translation Research Ethics Conference 02-2008 Vernon Manor; Cincinnati, OH Level:Regional

Research Ethics Interest Group inaugural meeting

Research Ethics Interest Group inaugural meeting Other 05-11-2011 UC; University Hall 610 Level:University

Empirical Bioethics: Emerging Trends for the 21st Centurty

Empirical Bioethics: Emerging Trends for the 21st Centurty Conference 02-21-2013 02-22-2013 Kingsgate Marriott Hotel, Cincinnati, OH Level:National

Discourses of Medicine and Society

Discourses of Medicine and Society Symposium 09-05-2013 09-06-2013 Cincinnati, OH Level:International

Science and Social Justice

Science and Social Justice Prof. Meeting 05-22-2014 05-22-2014 San Antonio, TX Level:National

Articulating Risk

Articulating Risk Conference 11-19-2014 Chicago, IL Level:National

Genomics and Ethics in Research and Medical Decision-Making

Genomics and Ethics in Research and Medical Decision-Making Conference 03-12-2015 03-13-2015 Kingsgate Marriott Level:International

Honors and Awards

2008 -2008 Nominee, B. Aubrey Fisher award • Nominee, B. Aubrey Fisher award for best article in Western Journal of Communication, for “Geography, genealogy and genetics,” 2008. Western Communication Association Status:Nomination Level:National Type:Recognition

2013 -2013 Top Paper Panel The essay "Bridging Science and Journalism" was selected to be part of the Association for Rhetoric of Science and Technology's Top Paper panel at the National Communication Association conference in Washington DC. Association for Rhetoric of Science and Technology Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Non-Monetary

11-2014 ARST Article of the Year Award Article of the Year Award from the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology for “‘Prepare to Believe’: The Creation Museum as Embodied Conversion Narrative", published in Rhetoric & Public Affairs Jan. 2013. Association for the Rhetoric of Science & Technology Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Non-Monetary

Service

(Rhetoric Curriculum Area committee ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 12-2008 -To Present

(• Search committee, Communication & Race/Ethnicity ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2008 -05-2009

(• Search committee, Visiting Assistant Professor in New Media ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 03-2008 -05-2008

Judge Type:Other Educational Service Level:Department

Judge Type:Other Educational Service Level:Department

Graduate School Judge Type:Other Educational Service Level:University 02-2009

Graduate School Judge Type:Other Educational Service Level:University 02-2011

American Journal of Political Science Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National 02-2011

Journal of Health Communication Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2008 -2010

Technical Communication Quarterly Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National 07-2010 -09-2010

Rhetoric Society Quarterly Type:Editorial Service Level:National 01-2010 -10-2010

Science, Technology, and Human Values Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2010

Western Journal of Communication Type:Editorial Service Level:Regional 2008 -2009

NCA GLBTQ Communication Division Reviewer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 02-2010

National Communication Association, GLBTQ Communication Division Reviewer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 03-2013

American Journal of Bioethics Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National 03-2011

National Communication Association (Public Address Division ) Reviewer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 03-2013

Rhetoric & Public Affairs Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (Selection committee for Best Article of the Year ) Committee Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 02-2012 -08-2013

National Science Foundation (adhoc reviewer ) Reviewer Type:Grant Panel Level:National

Journal of Genetic Counseling Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National

Communication Quarterly Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:Regional 01-2013 -To Present

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology Vice President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 11-2013 -11-2014

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology Vice President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 11-2013 -11-2014

Rhetoric Society of America's Transdisciplinary Book series (Series Advisory Board ) Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2014

University of Alabama Press Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:National 10-2013 -02-2014

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee (Research Growth Initiative ) Reviewer Type:Grant Panel Level:State 11-2013 -01-2014

QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking, Charles E. Morris III and Tom Nakayama (Eds.) Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2014 -2014

Rhetoric Society Quarterly Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2014 -2014

Rhetoric & Public Affairs Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service 2013 -2014

Public Understanding of Science Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2014 -2014

Women’s Studies in Communication Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2013 -2013

(Graduate Admissions committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2012

(RPT committee ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2013 -04-2014

POROI Guest Co-Editor Type:Editorial Service Level:National 01-2015 -05-2015

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 11-2014 -11-2015

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology Conference Organizer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 01-2014 -11-2014

Public Address Divison of the National Communication Association (Marie Hochmuth Nicholas Awards Committee ) Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2014

Southern Communication Journal Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:Regional 2015 -2017

Communication Reports Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:Regional 2015 -2017

(Research Committee ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(A&S/Cincinnati Museum Center Collaboration ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College

Keywords

rhetoric, science, clinical research ethics, stem cells, public understanding of genetics, race

Courses Taught

15-COMM-371 COMMUNIC CRITICISM Level:Undergraduate

Communicating Science and Technology Level:Undergraduate

15-COMM-742 RHET COMM RESEARCH Level:Graduate

15-COMM-857 TOPICS IN COMMUNIC Level:Graduate

Scientific Integrity Level:Graduate

Ethics in Research Level:Graduate

Capstone in Rhetoric, Science and the Environment

15-COMM-468 RHET SCIENCE Level:Undergraduate

15-COMM-857 TOPICS IN COMMUNIC Level:Graduate

Health Narratives Level:Graduate

15-COMM-403 GENDER COMM Level:Undergraduate