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My new adventure: Principal, Communications & Social Marketing, Health Programs, American Institute for Research

In January 2012, I was appointed as a principal, comms and social marketing in Health Programs, for the American Institutes for Research. This 65-year old firm (they developed the MCATs), based in Wash DC, has $300 million in revenues, 1600 people in 31 offices worldwide, and does an amazing amount of work in health, education, […]

Crisis communications, media, media relations, medical communications, multimedia, publications, research communications, social media

Plan Now to Live Through a Crisis Later

http://bit.ly/n9Qmn9 No one expects to wake up to a crisis. But they do happen, and they can happen to you and your organization. Never fool yourself. They can happen in New York City; Dekalb, Illinois; Blacksburg, Virginia; or Durham, North Carolina. ┬áHere’s an excerpt from a book chapter I recently wrote on health crisis communications. […]

Crisis communications, health sciences communications, media relations, medical communications, multimedia, Uncategorized

Embedding Video to Help Tell the Medical Research Story

Remember when video news releases were a vital part of medical communications? I used to manage the JAMA Report for a decade, a weekly video for TV stations to use on a top story from the esteemed weekly journal. They got alot of play when they were useful to reporters (i.e., well produced, truthful, with […]

health sciences communications, media, media relations, medical communications, multimedia, research communications

Transplant from Coach to Player: Emory Doctors Give a Baseball Player New Life

Audio of Emory Kidney Transplant Press Conference Emory doctors perform a kidney transplant on Feb. 7, 2011, by taking a wonderful gift from Wake Forest Baseball Coach Tom Walter and providing it to rising baseball freshman Kevin Jordan – drafted recently by the New York Yankees. Read some great stories here from news outlets and […]

health sciences communications, media, media relations, medical communications, multimedia

Mix a massive ice storm with a great photog and presto! an Emory picture for the ages….

What happens when Atlanta gets an ice storm of the decade? Create art for your website and pubs! Thanks to our great photographer Jack Kearse for getting up early during a massive ice storm and shooting this pic at sunrise.

health sciences communications, media, medical communications, multimedia, publications

Telling the President Carter-Emory Story: Eradicating Guinea Worm, Educating Students

Telling the President Carter-Emory Story: Eradicating Guinea Worm, Educating Students

health sciences communications, medical communications, multimedia, publications

Telling the good, explaining the not so good

I grew up planning to be a journalist. But after my first taste of working with medical and scientific professionals in public relations several years ago, I knew I’d never be satisfied looking in from the outside. As associate vice president for health sciences communications at Emory, I have the job I aspired to have.

health sciences communications, media relations, medical communications, multimedia, publications, research communications, social media