Twitter and Public Health
Hart, M., Stetten, N., Islam, S., and Pizarro, K. (2017). Twitter and Public Health (Part 1): How Individual Public Health Professionals Use Twitter for Professional Development. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance. 3(3): e60.
A survey of public health professionals found that their reasons for using Twitter fell under four themes: geography, continuing education, professional gain (highest ranked theme), and communication.