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Damron named director of public affairs

June 01, 2017 12:00 AM
Pikeville, Ky.
The University of Pikeville is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Damron as the director of public affairs.

Prior to joining UPIKE, Damron worked for Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) as the director of public relations. Her experience in healthcare marketing also includes serving as a physician recruiter for PMC, community liaison for Care America Home Health Care and pharmaceutical sales representative for GlaxoSmithKline.

She received her bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from the University of Kentucky.

“Laura comes to UPIKE with an outstanding background in public relations and public affairs,” said David Hutchens, vice president for advancement and alumni relations. “She has a proven and excellent track record of developing strategies to support organizational goals, creating marketing campaigns and working with media and all facets of public affairs.”

Damron is a member of the Pikeville Rotary Club. Damron and her husband, Patrick, reside in Pikeville with their four daughters.

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