A few days ago, while chatting with @soroyajulian, one of the things that came up was the scope of health communication. Although the topic related to what we wanted to showcase on the blog, it did make me think more about the field in general and the people who work in it. Many health communication researchers and experts work to develop, implement and evaluate effective behavior change campaigns But, the field is much more than that. Areas of active interest today include ehealth applications and their implications, patient-provider communications, health advocacy and the media, impact of the media on health behavior, and communication inequities and health disparities. Some specialize in areas such as HIV/AIDS, others are cancer communication experts, and some at the intersection of environmental health and communication among other areas.