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Kathryn L. Greene, PhD, MA

Selected Publications


  1. Greene, K. (2014). Disclosure: Providers and patients. In T. L. Thompson & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of health communication (pp. 348-352). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  2. Carpenter, A., & Greene, K. (2014). Online health information exchange and privacy. In T. Thompson & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of health communication (pp. 978-981)Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.  
  3. Carpenter, A., & Greene, K. (2014). Disclosure: Family health history. In T. Thompson & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of health communication (pp. 342-345)Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.  
  4. Greene, K., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2014). Methodological challenges for health research with stigmatized populations. In B. Whaley, Research methodologies in health communication: Principles and application (pp. 298-317). New York, NY: Routledge.
  5. Carpenter, A., & Greene, K. (2013). Designing a disclosure-focused stigma intervention for mental health research. In M. H. Eaves (Ed.), Applications in health communication (pp. 15-30). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. 
  6. Greene, K., & Banerjee, S. C. (2013). Reducing smoking disparities for Hispanic adolescents: Empowerment through media literacy. In G. Kreps, & M. Dutta (Eds.) Reducing health disparities: Communication interventions (pp. 278-296). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.


  1. Venetis, M. K., Greene, K., Checton, M. G., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (in press). Decision Making in cancer-related topic avoidance. Journal of Health Communication
  2. Magsamen-Conrad, K., Billotte-Verhoff, C., & Greene, K. (in press). Technology addiction’s contribution to mental wellbeing: The positive effect of online social capital. Computers in Human Behavior.
  3. Checton, M., & Greene, K. (2014). “I tell my partner everything . . . (or Not)”: Patients’ perceptions of sharing heart-related information with their partner. Journal of Family Nursing, 20, 164-184. doi: 10.1177/1074840714521320. Editor’s choice article.
  4. Venetis, M. K., Magsamen-Conrad, K., Checton, M. G., & Greene, K. (2014). Cancer communication and partner burden: An exploratory study. Journal of Communication, 64, 82-102. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12069
  5. Greene, K. (2013). The Theory of Active Involvement: Processes underlying interventions that engage adolescents in message planning and/or production. Health Communication, 28, 644-656.  doi:10.1080/10410236.2012.762824
  6. Banerjee, S. C., Greene, K., Hecht, M. L., Magsamen-Conrad, K. C., & Elek, E. (2013). “Drinking won’t get you thinking”: A content analysis of adolescent-created print alcohol counter advertisements. Health Communication, 28, 671-682.  doi:10.1080/10410236.2012.762826
  7. Greene, K., & Hecht, M. L. (2013). Introduction for Symposium on engaging youth in prevention message creation: The theory and practice of active involvement interventions. Health Communication, 28, 641-643.  doi:10.1080/10410236.2012.762825
  8. Greene, K., Carpenter, A., Catona, D., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2013). The Brief Disclosure Intervention (BDI): Facilitating African Americans’ disclosure of HIV. Journal of Communication, 63, 138-158.  doi:10.1111/jcom.12010
  9. Banerjee, S. C., & Greene, K. (2013). “Yo! This is no lie, if you smoke, you die”: A content analysis of anti-smoking posters created by adolescents. Journal of Substance Use18, 119-128. doi:10.3109/14659891.2011.615883