As the Communications Coordinator, Rachel is responsible for developing and overseeing the communications strategy for the Centre on Aging including disseminating Centre research and the contributions of the Centre’s research affiliates through the Centre’s weekly updates, newsletters, web site, and social media; developing reports and communication materials; coordinating the annual Spring Research Symposium; and providing support for the Students Targeting Aging Research (STAR) group supported by the Centre.
Within the area of gerontology, she has eight years’ experience working on project teams focusing on aging issues in the areas of age-friendly communities and interprofessional education in geriatric care. Her experience developing communication materials for over ten years includes designing and distributing dissemination materials to project partners and the general public. Rachel has served as newsletter editor for four organizations (academic and non-profit) and has developed a variety of documents for academic, non-profit, and government audiences.
She received her Technical Communications Diploma (Honours) from Red River College, and prior to that completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree (Anthropology) at the University of Winnipeg.
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