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Executive Committee


Brendon Thomas Shank
Vice President, Social Media & PR
Philadelphia, PA


Lisa Arledge-Powell
Columbus, OH

Immediate Past Chair

Ellen Beth Levitt
Asst. Director, Internal Communications
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Members At-Large

Christopher Boyle
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Bristol Hospital and Healthcare Group
Bristol, CT

Christopher D. Brown
Director of Media Relations and Integrated Marketing
Washington Hospital Healthcare System
Fremont, CA

Kristin Mack Deuber, APR
KMD Public Relations + Marketing
Cardiff by the Sea, CA

John W. Palmer
Director, Public Affairs
Ohio Hospital Association
Columbus, OH

Molly Polen
Senior Director of Communications/PR
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Washington, DC

Marina Renneke, APR
Media Relations Manager
Humana Inc.
Phoenix, AZ

John C. Senall
Principal & Founder
Mobile First Media / Digital Healthcom Group
Amherst, NY

Marisa Avallone Sharkey, APR
Corporate Communications & Media Relations Manager
Novo Nordisk Inc.
Plainsboro, NJ

Jennifer E. Smith, APR
Director of Media Relations
UHealth/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Aaron Smullin
Communications Specialist/PIO
Clay County Public Health Center
Liberty, MO

Edward Michael Stevens, APR
Chairman & CEO
Stevens Strategic Communications, Inc.
Westlake, OH

Alec Stone, MPA
Health Policy Director
Oncology Nursing Society
Silver Spring, MD

Jeffrey A. Winton
SVP, Chief Communications Officer
Astellas US LLC
Northbrook, IL

Heidi K. Zuhl
Senior Consultant
Kaiser Permanente
San Francisco, CA

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