Jeni Stolow

Jeni Stolow

Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Chapter Member: New Orleans SSN
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About Jeni

Stolow is a social and behavioral scientist who works at the intersection of medical anthropology, public health, and infectious disease outbreak response. Stolow has expertise in qualitative methods, ethnography, risk communication, health promotion, community-based participatory research, as well as health behavior programming and evaluation. Stolow's content specialization includes global maternal and child health, arboviruses, One Health, and infectious disease outbreak response. Stolow's additional interests include community capacity strengthening, sustainable training, and pedagogy.



"How Fear Appeal Approaches in COVID-19 Health Communication May Be Harming the Global Community" (with Lina M. Moses, Alyssa M. Lederer, and Rebecca Carter). Health Education and Behavior 47, no. 4 (2020): 531-535.

Examines how as health professionals develop health communication for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we implore that these communication approaches do not include fear appeals. Discusses how health professionals can be redirected away from the use of fear appeals by offering a phased approach to creating health communication messages during the COVID-19 crisis.