PR Team Earns National Honors for Web Work
Published May 2008
The Academic Health Center (AHC) Public Relations and Communications Office recently won two awards for excellence in Web communications.
The team won an award of distinction from the Association of American Medical Colleges for its work in developing, designing and maintaining the AHC’s official news Web site, HealthNews (www.healthnews.uc.edu).
More than 125 entries were submitted into the competition from 60 academic health institutions nationwide. HealthNews was one of only five online tools to be recognized.
In the World Wide Web Health Care Awards, HealthNews won a bronze award in the education category. The awards competition is a part of the National Health Information Awards, organized by the Health Information Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for consumer health information.
Since its launch two years ago, HealthNews has garnered five national awards.
The team includes Richard Puff, Jill Hafner, Amanda Harper, Suki Jeffrey, Dama Kimmon and Katie Pence, and photographers Dave Collins and Dan Davenport.