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Yvette Bueno-Olson, PhD

Instructor and Undergraduate Advisor

Curriculum Vitae​
E-mail: Yvette Bueno-Olson
Office Location: 3004
Phone: Please contact via email
Areas of Expertise: Health Communication, Family Communication, Diversity and Health, Intrapersonal Communication  

Education & Degrees

PhD, University of Miami, Communication Studies, 2009

MA, Columbia University, Developmental Psychology, 1994 

BA, St. John’s University, Psychology, 1992 


Yvette Bueno Olson (Ph.D, University of Miami) is an Instructor and Undergraduate Advisor. Her primary areas of interest examine the intrapersonal, interpersonal and community interactions that impact personal relationships and health status. She has worked on various psychiatric and behavioral research projects in several capacities at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, NY; Center for Family Studies, FL and Humana Innovation Center, FL.

Select Publications

Villar, M.E. & Bueno Olson, Y. (2013). Differences in English- and Spanish language Health News: A comparison of Newspapers in Two Cities. Howard Journal of Communication, 24, 57-70.

Courses Taught

COMM 3271 Communication and Diversity​
COMM 3275 Family Communication
COMM 4500 Health Communication
COMM 4710 Health and Community​