Skip to Main Content
Sign In
Visit Apply Give
Toggle Navigation

Open the Navigation Management window, which can be used to view the full current branch of the menu tree, and edit it.


University of Delaware

Image Picker for Section 0

 For Google

  • Amy Bleakley, Professor

    University of Delaware
    238 Pearson Hall
    Newark, DE 19716


    ​Dr. Bleakley (PhD, Columbia University, 2005; MPH, Columbia University, 1998) is a Professor in the Department of Communication. Her research program clarifies how media shape lives and can promote healthy behavioral choices. She investigates media effects on health risk cognition and behaviors with a focus on adolescent sexual activity, drinking, tobacco use, and obesity. Dr. Bleakley also develops and evaluates health-oriented media communications using a theory-based approach for projects including skin cancer prevention, cognitive health, and sugary drink consumption.  Her funding sources include the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Bleakley has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the American Journal of Public HealthAmerican Journal of Preventive MedicinePediatricsJournal of Sex ResearchJournal of Health CommunicationHealth Education and BehaviorJournal of Adolescent Health, Psychology, Health & Medicine, and Media Psychology.   



Page Settings and MetaData:
(Not Shown on the Page)
Page Settings
MetaData for Search Engine Optimization
University of Delaware