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Class of 1981
St. Luke's Hospital; Marketing and Communications
strategic marketing; writing; media relations; physician relations; market research; internal/external communications; developing ad campaigns; website development; community relations
For seven years I was a TV Anchor/Reporter, working for a CBS affiliate. I interviewed important political and entertainment figures, including Presidents George Bush and Jimmy Carter, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Sophia Loren and Bob Hope.
For 20 years, I've worked in the marketing and communications profession -- for large and small companies, including Charles Schwab, Blue Shield and PacifiCare, as well as had my own consulting firm.
I have been awarded nearly 50 Awards of Distinction from:
American Cancer Society
Cooperative Communicators Association
Council of Rural Electric Communicators
Healthcare Marketing Report
Hospital Association of PA
International Assoc. of Business Communicators
PA Society of Association Executives
Public Relations Society of America
Women In Communications, Inc.
I have written a series of humorous articles published in Instinct, a monthly international lifestyle magazine; as well as written several articles for the national magazine group Specialty Publications.
Currently I oversee marketing and communications for St. Luke's Hospital, a Sutter Health affiliate, in San Francisco, CA.