Nina Morena is a PhD student in Communication Studies. She holds an MA in Media Studies from Concordia University and a BA in English Literature from McGill University. Her doctoral research explores the ways in which breast cancer patients seek and share health information on social media and how this impacts their disease management. Her research interests include the gendered politics and public discourses surrounding women’s cancers. She is particularly interested in intersections of gender and illness and how medical misinformation travels through platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.
nina.morena [at] mail.mcgill.ca