• August 29, 2018

HEALTHCARE PR: Making Headlines & Changing Lives

HEALTHCARE PR: Making Headlines & Changing Lives

HEALTHCARE PR: Making Headlines & Changing Lives

By: Mackenzie Mohr

Hate to break it to you, but summer’s coming to an end.

But don’t despair, there’s more fun ahead. Levitate is kicking off the PRSA Hoosier chapter professional development programming in Fort Wayne with a healthcare PR panel featuring incredibly talented marketing and communications professionals. You don’t want to miss it.


The healthcare space is ever-evolving and it has a monumental impact on our lives, our community and our nation. So how exactly are innovators in health systems, medical device companies and community health organizations influencing their target audiences? What challenges do the PR pros in the industry face? What makes healthcare PR unique?

You’ll learn all this and more from our expert panelists. Check out their bios below and connect with them on LinkedIn. And don’t forget to RSVP! Space is limited so the RSVP is a must.

Jessica Foor is the public relations manager at Parkview Health, leading the daily operations of their public and media relations programs. She serves as a Parkview spokesperson and primary media liaison in support of the health system’s service lines, facilities, programs and physicians. Foor was recognized as one of Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s “40 Under 40” young professionals in 2015.

Dave Temple is the director of digital content and corporate communications at Nextremity Solutions, Inc., a musculoskeletal product development company. He previously worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as a branding expert marketing to surgeons and patients. He has more than two decades of marketing, advertising and branding experience, and has traveled internationally to speak on the use of social media in business. Follow Dave on Instagram at @kewiki.

Megan Tinkel is the former communications director at the Allen County Health Department where she managed communications efforts for 10 Department divisions. Megan began her career as a multimedia journalist for WTWO-TV and WANE-TV. During her career as a reporter, she interviewed several prominent figures including American activist Elizabeth Smart, columnist Meghan McCain, Coach Bob Knight and politician Mitt Romney. Megan recently joined Levitate as a Senior PR Strategist.

Questions? Email dreambig@levitatenow.com.

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