Adam J. Parrish, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky) has been an employee at UCF since August, 2016. During his career, he has taught more than 12 upper- and lower-division courses covering range of communication interests including: rhetoric and public address, interpersonal communication, health communication, mass media, communication theory, and persuasion. Dr. Parrish’s research focuses on persuasive message design to promote men’s health.  His work has been published in The Journal of Infectious DiseasesHealth Communication, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.