Erika Hedden, MJ, PhD, (ABD)

University of the Sciences
Department of Health Policy and Public Health
600 S. 43rd Street, Box 22
Philadelphia, PA
USA 19104

Biographical Sketch:
2009 – present, health policy research, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 2009 – present, research and writing consulting for USciences faculty, HepTREC at USciences, and CMG, Philadelphia, PA 2006 – 2009, VP, client services, Complete Medical Group, Parsippany, NJ 2002 – 2006, account director, Complete Medical Group, Parsippany, NJ 2000 – 2002, manager, Acurian, Horsham, PA 1999 – 2000, director of communications, PICPA, Philadelphia, PA 1999-1999, communications consultant, Health Partners, Philadelphia, PA 1995-1999, director of communications, RO Healthcare Continuum/Geri-PERK, Philadelphia, PA Present responsibilities: research in health policy, research in hepatitis prevention/immunization and treatment for local program (HepTREC); consultation for health communication strategic planning; grant writing; completion of dissertation for defense in April 2011. Provided immunization communications consulting services as an account director and vice president at Complete Medical Group (2004-2009) Presenter/facilitator for health communication planning workshops, advisory boards, and focus group research programs (2002 – 2009) Meeting/presentation organizer for medical communications (2002 – 2009) Patient and investigator recruitment for clinical trials, and research for and creation of disease knowledge management system (2000-2002) Authored/co-authored four publications, including an instructor’s manual for a public health communication book