Stephanie was Senior Director of Community Development at Health Union where she leveraged her healthcare communications background to identify and hone enriching content that resonated with HU’s highly engaged communities. Stephanie has an academic foundation in Sociolinguistics and Psychology which aids in her understanding of the subtle nuances within various health conditions. She spent years analyzing the communication gaps between physicians and their patients, and now strives to close those gaps by developing an online haven for specified patient education, advocacy, and community. Her deep-seeded passion is reflected in the success and growth of these communities.
Senior Director, Community Development
Advocate for patient empowerment, Aspiring Jeopardy contestant, Science nerd, Gummy bear connoisseur, Architectural Digest enthusiast
Sara Hayes, MPH, is Senior Director of Community Development at Health Union where she uses her experience in health care and patient engagement to support Health Union’s communities. With a Master’s degree in Public Health and experience across a variety of healthcare settings, Sara is dedicated to helping patients feel empowered and engaged as active participants in their own care. She uses her past experience a counselor to better understand the individual experiences of patients and help provide a comforting environment for them to learn and share their stories.