As we bring our chapter year to a close, AAF Columbus invites you to our Annual Meeting, on Friday, May 18th, as we honor this year’s Silver Medal Award winner, Donna Teach, MS, APR.
Donna Teach, MS, APR
Donna Teach is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. With more than 1.3 million patient visits annually, Nationwide Children’s is America’s largest pediatric hospital and research institute and has been recognized by US News and World Report on their honor roll list of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals.
Donna has been with Nationwide Children’s for over 20 years and her current role includes oversight of all marketing, communication and digital functions. Nationwide Children’s 56-member Marketing and PR team supports all aspects of the institution and includes brand strategy, consumer, donor and referral source marketing, call center, market research, web, social media and interactive marketing, media relations and corporate communications.
During her 30+-year career in health care marketing and public relations, Donna has gained real-life experience in all areas of the discipline.
Donna is a two-time alumnus from The Ohio State University with degrees in Medical Communication and Allied Health Administration. She served two terms on the board for SHSMD, the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development and is Chair Emeritus for Goodwill of Columbus.