Sara Rattigan, MS

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Sara Rattigan, MS, is the communications director for The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and a public health communicator whose passion is fueled in finding creative approaches to promote behavior change that improves the health and well-being among young people. She oversees the execution of all production efforts supporting the Center’s original multi-media content, social media outreach, speaking engagements, and public relations.

Sara holds a graduate degree in Health Communication from Tufts University School of Medicine and began her public health career working for nearly seven years at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where she worked alongside epidemiologists and collaborated with state and national agencies on young worker safety initiatives. These included development of training curricula for schools, educational materials for teachers and parents, and a statewide social marketing campaign for youth. This background is combined with seven years administrative and project management experience in higher education, including in Harvard University’s Title IX Office. Sara has presented locally and nationally on topics including patient-provider communication, injury prevention among youth, and the use of visual and story-based content to enhance learning. Sara currently serves as a Community Advisory Board member for GBH, the largest producer of content for PBS and partner to NPR.

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