Sarah Gollust, University of Minnesota

The Affordable Care Act, Politics, and Media: Evidence of Media Effects and Implications for an Uncertain Future: Sarah Gollust is a professor of Health Policy & Management in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, studying the intersections of communication, politics, and health policy. She is also an associate director of the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program. Her talk presents research findings on the effects of Affordable Care Act-related media messaging on public attitudes and behaviors, and discusses the challenges of communicating about this politically-polarized health policy issue.