Director of Health Sciences & Research Communications
College of Medicine
School of Public Health
Sharon Parmet, associate director in the News Bureau, handles media relations for the UIC College of Medicine, School of Public Health and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. She is also the editor of the UIC Science blog.
She has previous experience in media relations at the University of Chicago Hospitals, Illinois Institute of Technology and the American Medical Association, where she promoted research in its nine specialty medical journals.
She earned a master’s degree in science journalism from Boston University and undergraduate degrees in English and biology from Skidmore College.