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Cindy Chen

PhD Candidate, Department of Communication

359 Baldy Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260


Specialty/Research Focus

Health Communication and Interpersonal Communication

  • Top Paper Award in the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association, 2012
  • Honor of Outstanding Scholarship in Communication, University at Buffalo, 2011
  • Honor of Outstanding Research in Communication, University at Buffalo, 2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), 2009
  • Graduate School Banner Bearer, UTEP, 2009
  • Recognizing Excellence in Student Media for an autobiographical story "When a Dream Comes True," Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, 2008
  • Top Four Paper Award in the Peace and Conflict Communication Division of the National Communication Association, 2007
  • Woman of Valor Award—An award that recognizes the remarkable journey a woman has undertaken to  pursue higher education—UTEP
  • Frank and Polly Ann Morrow Outstanding International Graduate Student Award, UTEP