Shannon Swiger, a public relations professional from Charlotte, N.C., joined the Johns Hopkins Medicine Marketing and Communications team in August 2011 as a senior communications specialist. In her new role, Swiger will write for internal publications and manage media relations on a number of topics of great importance to Hopkins, including patient safety, diversity and technology.
Swiger was previously employed by Presbyterian Healthcare, a multi-hospital system based in Charlotte, N.C., where she coordinated media relations and marketing for hospital and outpatient services. Swiger also brings experience in internal communications and social media outreach. She worked on two award-winning projects recognized by the Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society while at Presbyterian Healthcare.
An alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Swiger is a former writer for The Daily Tar Heel, and former editor in chief of campus magazine Kaleidoscope. She graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and political science.
- School of Medicine Diversity Initiatives
- Patient Safety
- Tech Transfer