Summit 2021

 

Thank You to Our Summit Sponsors!

At the Society for Health Communication, we believe we can achieve more through collaboration than competition. The following organizations are supporting the Summit and, more importantly, working hard every day to support and advance the field of health communication. Please take a moment to check out their great work.

 

CHAMPION SPONSORS

 

Evoke Kyne

Evoke KYNE

Evoke KYNE is an award-winning communications agency that harnesses insight, experience and creativity to advance health and wellbeing around the world. We work with leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies, non-profits and foundations, offering full-service communications with core capabilities in brand and data communications, corporate reputation and social impact, disease awareness programming, global public health, patient advocacy relations and partnerships and stakeholder engagement. We bring together stakeholders to address some of the world’s biggest health challenges – from COVID-19 to cancer to flu.

 

 

UT Center for Health Communication

UT Center for Health Communication

The Center for Health Communication was established in 2014 to bring together researchers and experts on many diverse areas of health communication into one organizational unit where they can collaborate, share ideas and innovations, and advance their scholarship and its impact to the highest possible level. The CHC has more than 40 affiliated faculty and graduate students from across the university. As of April 2017, the CHC is officially a joint academic center of both the Moody College of Communication and Dell Medical School. The Center is supported, in part, from the Excellence Endowment established  by the generous gift to The University of Texas at Austin from the Moody Foundation. Learn more about the Center for Health Communication.

The Health Communication Leadership Institute (HCLI) is the UT Center for Health Communication's premier professional education offering. The 2022 event will be held on June 15 -17. In this engaging advanced workshop, current and aspiring health communication leaders will evaluate their leadership practices through the Leadership Practices Inventory and explore strategies and best practices for leadership, management, and innovation. Learn more about HCLI.

 

 

 

Westat

Westat

Westat began as a visionary startup in 1963. Now, 50+ years later with 1,900 employees, we continue to pioneer new ways to support the changing needs of clients. Our unique collaborative culture enables us to create dynamic multifaceted teams with broad experience across a wide range of topics. Learn more about Westat.

 

 

ADVOCATE SPONSORS

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 CommunicateHealth, Inc. 

CommunicateHealth was founded on one core principle: We think people deserve clear and simple information about their health. We help our clients create products and services that can be easily accessed, understood, and used by the people who need them most. Whether it’s an app or an infographic -- we will, design, test, and tweak until we get it right. The CommunicateHealth family includes a talented pool of plain language writers, designers, usability specialists, researchers, and health educators. 

 

 

FMG

Fors Marsh Group

Fors Marsh Group (FMG) applies science and strategy to create positive behavior change in people and in program and policy improvements in large organizations and government. This work is conducted within seven core U.S. markets, including public health. FMG is a company that uses business as a force for good. We govern from a unique set of values and policies that compound the positive impact we can achieve for our clients and partners. As a certified B Corporation, our values and policies work to benefit: 

  • Our clients through program transparency, professional expertise, and positive impact 
  • Our staff through life-enhancing benefits and professional development 
  • Our community through continuous volunteerism and meaningful investments 

NORC

NORC at the University of Chicago conducts research and analysis that decision-makers trust. As a nonpartisan research organization and a pioneer in measuring and understanding the world, we have studied almost every aspect of the human experience and every major news event for more than eighty years. We partner with government, corporate, and nonprofit clients around the world to provide the objectivity and expertise necessary to inform the critical decisions facing society. NORC’s Health Communication Practice delivers comprehensive, integrated health communication and behavior change services that span the research, program development, and evaluation cycle. Our mission is to use innovative, multidisciplinary, and inclusive theory and methods to deliver reliable data and rigorous analyses to help our clients develop, implement and evaluate their health communication and social marketing initiatives that impact lives for the better. In addition, NORC is committed to Diversity Racial Equity and Inclusion (DREI), and leads the Center on Equity Research, a cross-cutting multi-disciplinary Center focused on expanding culturally responsive research and partnerships throughout the industry, providing strategic direction for DREI research activities across NORC, and leading social science research.
 

 

PATRON SPONSORS

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 Tanaq Support Services

 Tanaq Support Services delivers professional, scientific, and technical services and information technology solutions to federal agencies in health, technology, and other government services. We provide clients with innovative, compliant, efficient, and economical support services, including health science services, data management, project management, technical assistance and programmatic support, health communication and social media, technical writing/editing & desktop publishing, web development and web content management, section 508 compliance, administrative support & help services.

Our leadership team has an average of 20-plus years of experience in public health and CDC programs. Our organizational capabilities enable us to manage any size project, scaling from one staff to a 150-plus member team, with the same efficiency and attention that ensures high-quality project results