2022 Series


Sizzling Summer Series 2022: Communicating the Value of Public Health - Register Now!

Session 1 - Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health

This summer, we’re kicking off with an exclusive first look at the book Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health

Join us on Tuesday, June 28th from 10:30 - 11:30am CT for this enlightening and actionable conversation hosted by social impact communicator and host of the Mission Forward podcast Carrie Fox, in conversation with one of the book’s primary authors, Mark Miller.

The soon-to-be released book provides new tools and insights to help health professionals communicate more effectively, strengthen partnerships, and improve health outcomes. Written by leaders in health and communication and informed by new research and message testing, the book covers the following learning objectives.

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Presenters: Carrie Fox, CEO, Mission Partners; Mark R. Miller, Vice President of Communications, de Beaumont Foundation


Presenter: Carrie Fox, CEO, Mission Partners

Carrie Fox, founder and CEO of Mission Partners and host of the award-winning podcast Mission Forward, is a recognized leader in social impact communications. She has guided individuals and organizations to lead with purpose. Her strategic communications work focuses deeply on issues of community— from social justice to sustainability, children’s health, higher education, and workforce development. Carrie served as the creative visionary behind a nationwide communications and advocacy campaign to transform the foster care system for young people aging out of care. She was the lead communications strategist behind a $10M prize competition aimed at advancing global technology for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Carrie is a founding signatory of the #WeTheChange declaration to build businesses for good, and a founding member of the Purpose Collaborative, a national network of communications thought-leaders and industry experts that work together to provide impactful problem solving in touch with the current needs of today's purpose-driven businesses. Her conversation series podcast, Mission Forward, has featured Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, MacAurthur Fellows, and some of the nation's most sought-after philanthropy leaders.  


Presenter: Mark R. Miller, Vice President of Communications, de Beaumont Foundation

Mark R. Miller, Vice President of Communications at the de Beaumont Foundation, leads strategic communications to support the Foundation's mission, initiatives, and partners, applying his experience in philanthropy, journalism, health care, and government to improve the health of communities and people. In 2018, he won the ACE Award from PR Daily and Ragan Communications as the year's top nonprofit communications professional. Throughout his career, Mark has advanced political, nonprofit, and corporate missions in leadership positions at the Case Foundation, the White House, Children's National Hospital, the National Governors Association, and AmeriCorps. He was also a Senior Vice President at Powell Tate, the Washington office of global PR agency Weber Shandwick. He combines traditional communications skills with an expertise in digital strategies to create solutions that deliver measurable results and spark social change. His writing has appeared in numerous blogs, websites, and publications, and for several years he was the reggae reporter for The Washington Post. He earned his BA in English and Journalism from James Madison University.

For more information and to order the book Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health, visit talkinghealthbook.org