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News+Notes editor, Assistant Director, Strategic Communications


Michelle joined the Strategic Communications team in 2017 and serves as editor of News+Notes, the UF Health Shands internal newsletter. She assists with internal and issues/crisis communications; supports internal clients; serves on the media on-call and emergency response teams; and manages the team’s internship program. This is Michelle’s second stint with UF Health, having worked on the Marketing and PR team for Shands HealthCare. She previously served in PR and marketing roles with Exactech, Inc., and was the Director of Marketing for another area hospital. Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Florida and APR accreditation from the Florida Public Relations Association and the Public Relations Society of America.