Universität Erfurt

20 Jahre Kommunikationswissenschaft in Erfurt

Nicola Brew-Sam (geb. Krömer)

PhD Student (Health Communication) at University of Erfurt (Prof. Dr. Constanze Rossmann)  in cooperation with NTU Singapore (Prof. Dr. Arul Chib) since October 2014

Member of ComDigMed (since 2014)

Funding: Christoph-Martin-Wieland Scholarship

 

Contact

nbrewsam@gmail.com

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nicola_Brew-Sam

Vita

  • 2015 – 2016 – Visiting PhD/researcher at Nanyang Technological University, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication, Singapore (Prof. Dr. Arul Indrasen Chib)
  • from 2014 – Ph.D. student at University of Erfurt – interdisciplinary research program/doctoral school “Communication and Digital Media”
  • 2014 – Visiting PhD/researcher at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Institute of Communication and Health, Lugano (Prof. Dr. Peter Schulz)
  • 2012 - 2014 – Research associate at University of Mannheim Institute of Media and Communication Studies (Prof. Dr. Peter Vorderer)
  • 2012 – Degree Master of Arts in Journalism and Communication Studies at University of Zurich
  • 2009 – Degree Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich

Research Areas

  • Health Communication
  • mHealth & eHealth
  • Chronic Disease Management (Diabetes Self-Management)
  • Empowerment
  • Permanently Online/Permanently Connected

Dissertation (PhD)

Topic of dissertation: Advancing theory-guided mHealth research: empowerment as an antecedent of app adoption and use for diabetes self-management

Publications (examples)

(in process) Brew-Sam, N. & Chib, A. Empowerment Potential in Smart Device Apps for Diabetes Self-Management – a Mobile App Review.

Rossmann, C., Brew-Sam, N., Riesmeyer, C., Karnowski, V., Joeckel, S., Chib, A., Ling, R. (2018). Appropriation of mHealth for Diabetes Self-Management: Lessons from Two Qualitative Studies. Paper presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Prague, Czech Republic.

Krömer, N. (2016). Mobile Gesundheitskommunikation und mobiles Gesundheitsmanagement mittels Smart Devices [mobile health communication and mobile health management through smart devices]. In C. Rossmann & M. Hastall (Eds.), Handbuch Gesundheitskommunikation [Handbook Health Communication]. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-10948-6_17-1

Vorderer, P., Krömer, N., & Schneider, F. (2016). Permanently Online – Permanently Connected: Explorations into University Students’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Smart Devices. Computers in Human Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.085

Rossmann, C. & Krömer, N. (2015). eHealth & mHealth: Die Rolle der Online- und Mobil-Kommunikation in der Gesundheits- und Krisenkommunikation [eHealth & mHealth: The role of online and mobile communication in health and crisis communication]. Public Health Forum, 23(3), 156-158. doi: 10.1515/pubhef-2015-0057

Vorderer, P., Klimmt, C., Rieger, D., Baumann, E., Hefner, D., Knop, K., Krömer, N., Mata, J. von Pape, T., Quandt, T., Reich, S., Reinecke, L., Trepte, S., Sonnentag, S. & Wessler, H. (2015). Der mediatisierte Lebenswandel: Permanently Online, Permanently Connected (Essay) [The mediatized life: permanently online, permanently connected (essay)]. Publizistik, July 2015. doi: 10.1007/s11616-015-0239-3

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