Faculty and Staff Biography

Mychal  Voorhees

Adjunct Instructor, Communications
Department of Liberal Arts


Bachelor of Arts in Politlcal Science and Organizational Communication from Southern Illinois Univeristy Edwardsville

Master of Arts in Health Communication from Emerson College & Tufts Univeristy


Health literacy, patient/provider communication, social media in health communication

Current Courses, Activities, and Scholarly Interest

Health literacy, health disparities, patient/provider communication, strategic communication in health promotion

Vita Highlights

Kim, M., & Voorhees, M. (2011). Government effectiveness and institutional trust in Japan, South Korea, and China. Asian Politics and Policy, 3, 413-432.


Outside of my work in health communication, I enjoy traveling as much as possible (I'm obsessed with Paris). Cooking for friends, going to concerts, and spending time with my mutt, Gretchen, are some of my favorit