Are you interested in healthcare PR?
If so, join us on Tuesday, April 9 for our final meeting of the semester.
Lauren Smoker, a senior marketing specialist at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, will be speaking to EMU PRSSA students! We start at 5:30 p.m. sharp in SC 302!
See you there!
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Lauren handles television and radio production, internal video production, media buying, event planning and service line marketing for oncology, ambulatory facilities and more.
Prior to moving into a marketing role, Lauren handled health care media relations for 10 years, first at Mercy Hospital Cadillac then at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
Lauren handled external communications for the hospital and health system including proactive, reactive, crisis and disaster communications. She was involved in a number of system-wide media announcements including merger announcements new hospital facilities, introducing new technology, new hospital programs and initiatives, and more.
Additionally, Lauren wrote the scripts for all Saint Joseph Mercy Health System commercials on Channel 7, and was on the production team for the health system’s 30-minute medical reality television shows, a role she continues today.
Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a specialization in public relations from Michigan State University. She resides in Saline with her husband, stepdaughter and English bulldog, Rocco.