Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication Bibliography
Research Foundations of CERC:
Heath RL, O'Hair DH, editors. Handbook of risk and crisis communication. New York (NY): Routledge Taylor & Francis Group; 2009.
Veil S, Reynolds B, Sellnow TL, Seeger MW. CERC as a theoretical framework for research and practice. Health Promotion Practice 2008;9(4):26S–34S.
Reynolds B, Seeger MW. Crisis and emergency risk communication as an integrative model. Journal of Health Communication Research 2005;10(1):43–55.
Seeger MW. Best practices in crisis communication: An expert panel process. Journal of Applied Communication Research 2006;34(3):232–244.
Resources referencing CERC:
Freimuth VS, Hilyard KM, Barge JK, Sokler LA. Action, not talk: A simulation of risk communication during the first hours of a pandemic. Health Promotion Practice 2008;9:35S–45S.
Glik DC. Risk communication for public health emergencies. Annu Rev Public Health 2007;28: 33–54.
Heath RL, Lee J, Ni L. Crisis and risk approaches to emergency management planning and communication: The role of similarity and sensitivity. Journal of Public Relations Research 2009;21(2):123–141.
Quinn SC. Crisis and emergency risk communication in a pandemic: A model for building capacity and resilience of minority communities. Health Promotion Practice 2008;9:18S–25S.
Ringel JS, Trentacost, E, Lurie N. How well did health departments communicate about risk at the start of the swine flu epidemic in 2009? Health Affairs 2009;28(4):w743–w750.
Reynolds B, Quinn SC. Effective communication during an influenza pandemic: The value of using a crisis and emergency risk communication framework. Health Promotion Practice 2008:9:13S–17S.
Rowel R, Sheikhattari P, Barber TM, Evans-Holland M. Introduction of a guide to enhance risk communication among low-income and minority populations: A grassroots community engagement approach. Health Promotion Practice 2012;13:124–132.
Reynolds B. When the facts are just not enough: credibility communicating about risk is riskier when emotions run high and time is short. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2011;254(2) 15:206–214.
Sellnow TL, Seeger MW. Theorizing crisis communication. Malden (MA): John Wiley & Sons Inc; 2013.
Sellnow TL, Seeger MW, Reynolds B. Crisis and emergency risk communication in health contexts: applying the CDC model to pandemic influenza. In: Handbook of Risk and Crisis Communication. New York (NY): Routledge Taylor & Francis Group;2009. pp. 493–506.
- Page last reviewed July 17, 2013
- Page last updated July 17, 2013
- Content source: CDC Emergency Risk Communication Branch (ERCB), Division of Emergency Operations (DEO), Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)
Get email updates
To receive email updates about this page, enter your email address: