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Healthcare Communications


At UChicago It’s More Than a Certificate—It's an Educational Experience

Direct learning, practice, and feedback, as well as strong engagement and community building with industry experts are always part of UChicago Professional Education certificate programs. Our newest addition to our healthcare offerings—the Healthcare Communications certificate—is one of several that bring you outstanding networking opportunities among instructors, employers, partners, and highly credentialed, like-minded participants. At UChicago, it’s more than a certificate—it's an educational experience that sets you apart.

Meet Your Instructors

Holly Hagan, Healthcare Communications instructor

Holly Hagan, MSc

Medical Copywriter and Success Coach for Medical Writers | Promotional...

Holly Hagan is a medical copywriter and content strategist who has been working in healthcare advertising since 2009. She has written promotional material for medical devices and ground-breaking prescription brands marketed by major pharmaceutical companies, such as Janssen, GSK, Novartis, Roche...

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Alexandria Howson, Medical Writing and Editing instructor

Alexandra Howson, PhD, CHCP

Medical Writer and Qualitative Researcher

Dr. Howson is a medical writer and qualitative researcher. She creates evidence-based education content for health professionals that is grounded in principles of adult learning and evaluates continuing education outcomes using qualitative methodologies. Initially trained in Scotland as a Registered...

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Genieveve Walker, Medical Writing and Editing Instructor

Genevieve Walker, PhD

Freelance Medical Writer and Editor

Genevieve Walker, PhD, has been a medical writer and editor since 2002, when she received her PhD in English from the University of Oregon. Since 2009, she has been a full-time freelance medical communicator. Through her business, Bridge Health Communications, Dr. Walker creates content for patients...

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Grow Your Healthcare Communications Career

Whether you are upskilling or reskilling, looking for an entry-level job, or building your freelancing opportunities within pharma, hospital systems, research, marketing, grant writing, or other health-related businesses, our online Healthcare Communications certificate program will enhance your credentials and immerse you in the community and resources of an elite research university.

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