Awards and Recognition

2009 – American Hospital Association NOVA Award for Lighten Up 4 Life

2007 – PR Week Non-Profit Team of the Year

2006 – PR News Non-Profit PR Executive of the Year

2005 – Silver Quill Award, International Association of Business Communicators


Course:  Health Care Marketing

Adjunct Instructor, Master’s in Health Administration, Western Carolina University (2001-present)


Cornell University, Master of Professional Studies
(MPS), Communications
North Carolina State University, B.A., English Education
(with high honors)