|Jeffrey L. Molter began his new role as Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Communications at Emory University on July 24, 2006. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing publications, media relations, and special events programming for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
Molter comes to Emory from Duke University, where he served as director of the Duke University Medical Center and Health System News Office in Durham, North Carolina from 2000-2006. He was responsible for all media and public relations for the institution.
Prior to his work at Duke, Molter served as director of science news for the Journal of the American Medical Association in Chicago for 10 years. There he directed the weekly promotion of the medical journal and produced media briefings on a number of health issues for the AMA. Molter came to JAMA from the American Academy of Pediatrics in Elk Grove Village, IL, where he was director of communications for seven years. He began his career as a newspaper reporter in Indiana.
He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Journalism. He has lectured extensively throughout North America on a number of medical and health issues, and has received awards from several groups, including: Association of American Medical Colleges, PR Week, Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators and the Publicity Club of Chicago.
View http://whsc.emory.edu/bio_jeffrey_molter.cfm for his bio with photo.