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Welcome to the big leagues! The Health Academy is one of PRSA’s largest Professional Interest Sections, with 750 members representing hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, insurers, agencies, foundations, and medical and dental associations. Want to enhance your career and get noticed? Join the Health Academy to access best practices and to share, network and learn with fellow PR pros. Our annual conference always features national-interest speakers and emerging trends in health care PR. And with our teleseminars, social media tools and other digital resources, it will be easy to stay connected.

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  • Upcoming Event
    Health Academy Conference
    The call for presentations is now open!
    Deadline to submit: Oct. 16, 2015
  • Health Academy Call for Nominations
    Due COB Friday, Oct. 9

  • PRSA Health Academy Conference: Insights From IFC International's Devona Overton
    Devona Overton, program director at ICF International, explains why health care communicators need to fully understand their target audience in order for  their campaigns to succeed. She suggests that you go beyond the numbers, using both quantitative and qualitative data when building your campaign. Check out the video.
  • PRSA Health Academy Honors Jeffrey Winton of Astellas With Excellence in Public Relations Award
    A recognized public relations professional in the pharmaceutical industry, Winton has more than 35 years of communications experience leading large, global teams. Read more or Click here for a podcast interview with Winton from the 2015 Health Academy conference.  


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