State/Local Chapters

SHSMD Chapter

New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo)

Michael O’Farrell (President)
Director of Public Relations
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Jennifer Gervais
NESHCo Administrator
405 Promenade Street, Ste. C
Providence, RI 02908
401-443-2364

Healthcare Planning & Marketing Society of New Jersey (HPMSNJ)

Michael Slusarz (President)
Vice President Marketing & Business Development
Cape Regional Health Sysetm

Elizabeth McNutt (President-Elect)
Director Systems Development & Planning
RWJBarnabas Health

Mid-Atlantic Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (MASHSMD)

Kelsey Lewia
Account Manager
Media Partners

Emily Thurston
MASHSMD Administrator
Manager of Public Relations & Marketing
Mary Washington Healthcare

Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society (CHPRMS)

Kari Lutz
Marketing Director
AanMed Health

Carolinas Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (CSHSMD)

Rachel Baker
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Georgia Society for Healthcare Marketing & Public Relations (GSHMPR)

Cathleen Caldwell (President)
Associate Vice President, Web & Creative Services
Augusta University Health

Emily Nix (President Elect)
Business Intelligence Analyst
Piedmont Healthcare

Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR)

Devin O'Brien (President)
Partner
O’Brien Corporation

Scott Lungwitz (President-elect)
Web Coordinator
OSF Healthcare

Indiana Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations Society (IHMPRS)

Todd Harper
Media & Public Affairs Manager
Eskenazi Health

Michigan Society for Healthcare Planning and Marketing (MSHPM)

Megan Yore
Chief Communications Officer & Director of Marketing
Lakeland Health

Jennifer Dale
President
Dale Development Consulting

Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society

Travis Baumgarten
Public Relations Assistant
Mile Bluff Medical Center

Minnesota Health Strategy and Communications Network

Paul Fiore (President)
Marketing Manager - Executive Health
Mayo Clinic

Cassi Chrzanowski (President-Elect)
Marketing and Communications Manager
Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital

Healthcare Communicators of Oregon (HCO)

KJ McAllister
Principal
KJM Public Relations

Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Association of Southern California (HPRMA)

Christine Ramsey
Manager, Marketing and Communications
Riverside University Health System