Amy joined MHA in early 2019 and is responsible for leading a comprehensive communication strategy establishing the Association as the preeminent voice of advancing health and health care in Maryland. Her team builds and implements communications and campaigns to advance MHA members’ objectives.
With over 20 years of experience creating and executing hospital and health systems public relations, marketing and internal communications programs, Amy is a seasoned leader of multipronged campaigns, executive communications, social and digital storytelling, and issues and crises management.
She most recently served as the executive director of public relations and corporate communications for Children’s National Health System and prior to that she was the senior director of strategic communications and public affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine, director of media relations for Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, director of public relations at Virginia Hospital Center and an area director for the American Cancer Society.
In 2012, Amy earned her accreditation in public relations. She is a former vice president for the Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter and co-chair for the Thoth Awards, and serves as a mentor for students at University of Maryland and Howard University.