Careers in Health Communication Webinar
Careers in Health Communication Panel: 3 Graduates share their Tips
The changing nature of our healthcare system has seen an increasing focus on communications skills that positively impact the outcomes of communities here, and around the world. This includes innovative ways to design and deliver public health campaigns and education programs that nurture a more healthcare-literate population.
Never has this been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic, where communicating accurate, trusted and evidence-based health information to government, healthcare professionals, advocacy groups and the general public has been critical.
Join Master in Health Communication Graduates who have secured careers in global and independent health communications agencies including Cube PR, WE Communications and Weber Shandwick. The panellists will share their experiences from what to expect working in the industry, managing communication technology including social media and their tips in entering the field.
Clare is Vice President at Weber Shandwick Australia and brings almost a decade of experience in the healthcare sector in areas such as genomics, neurology, oncology, vaccines and women’s health. She has previous experience delivering impactful campaigns at a global and local level in the government, not-for-profit, private and FMCG sectors.
At the University of Sydney, she completed a Master in Health Communication and is currently undertaking a PhD examining the sociocultural dimensions of public health, food and digital technologies.
Kayla is an Account Executive at Cube Public Relations working across multiple areas in the not-for-profit, government and private sectors within vaccinations, multiple sclerosis, oncology and mental health. Prior to joining Cube PR, Kayla gained experience at Headspace Miranda and South West Sydney Local Health District.
At the University of Sydney, she completed a Master in Health Communication which resulted in her appointment at Cube PR, a leading specialist healthcare agency. Kayla also holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and Arts (Theatre and Performance) at UNSW which has seen her reinforce her passion for the arts, health promotion and mental health literacy in her consultancy work.
Michaella is an Account Manager for the Health Team at WE Communications Australia. She has experience working in health communications roles across government, non-profit and private sectors. Prior to WE, Michaella worked in a healthcare communications consultancy, the South East Sydney Public Health Unit and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
At the University of Sydney, she completed a Master in Health Communication and Bachelor of Science majoring in Molecular Biology and Genetic, Nutrition and Metabolism. Her scientific background and passion for health is the driving force behind her work which has spanned across therapeutic areas of mental health, oncology, diabetes, obesity, neurology and infectious disease.
Lear more about the Master of Health Communication at the University of Sydney.