About Us

Upstream is a blog, hosted by the Interdisciplinary Health Communication (IHC) program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with the goal of encouraging dialogue and debate on health communication.

The IHC program at UNC-CH fosters synergy among several disciplines including: media and journalism, public health, information and library science, and psychology. This makes the program a uniquely interdisciplinary place to conduct research and receive graduate training in health communication.

For more information on the IHC program at UNC-CH, please visit our Website: ihc.unc.edu.

Meet the Upstream Writers

Fall 2017

Josh Boegner

Outreach Editor

Andrew Bradford

Guest Bloggers Editor

Casey Evans

Guest Bloggers Editor

Arshya Gurbani




Technical Editor

Laurie Hursting

Guest Bloggers Editor and Comments Manager

Matt Johnson

Social Media Editor

Courtney Luecking

Courtney Luecking 10




Analytics Editor

Chris Noronha

Social Media Editor

Hannah Tuttle

Analytics Editor

Faculty Advisors:

Joan Cates

Seth Noar