January 28, 2002
MEDIA CONTACT: Joann Rodgers
John M. Lazarou Joins Public Affairs and Communications Staff at Johns Hopkins
John M. Lazarou, a former journalist and public radio talk show host has joined the media relations staff at Johns Hopkins Medicine's Office of Communications and Public Affairs. Lazarou comes to Hopkins after two years at Weber Shandwick Worldwide, a public relations agency, where he practiced media relations.
Lazarou's areas of responsibility include urban and community health will cover sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, community medicine and psychiatry and corporate services.
Prior to joining Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Lazarou was the media relations representative for Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Northern New Jersey, where he was instrumental in the branding and press campaign for the medical center's transfusion free medicine program.
Before entering public relations, he worked as a newspaper reporter and feature writer in New Hampshire as well as a journalist and a talk show host for public radio stations in the New York and New Jersey area.
Lazarou received his bachelor of arts in communications from Temple University in Philadelphia, and holds a master of arts in liberal studies from Fordham University in New York.
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