Holli Seitz, MPH, PhD

Holli Seitz, MPH, PhD, is the director of the Message Lab. An expert in message effects, she is most interested in applying communication science to advance health and to understand how best to communicate science. Dr. Seitz is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Mississippi State University and a Research Fellow at the Social Science Research Center. She can be reached at

Sarah Dulaney

Sarah Dulaney is a research assistant in the Message Laboratory. Sarah is a Provost Scholar majoring in Microbiology on a pre-med track with a minor in Sociology. Sarah’s research interests include the spread of medical information/misinformation, doctor-patient communication, and health communication.

Rachel Adair

Rachel Adair is a research assistant in the Message Laboratory.  Rachel is a Provost Scholar double majoring in Marketing and Economics.