Eva Whaley brings more than a decade of health communications experience to the Crosscut team, having led the communications strategy for a District of Columbia health system and advised digital health companies, nonprofit foundations, university research programs, and government agencies.

With significant knowledge of the health care industry, Eva was the director of communications and resource development at The HSC Health Care System, where she was responsible for marketing, advertising, media relations, and digital communications across a Medicaid health plan, pediatric specialty hospital, and home health agency.

She previously worked with a variety of health sector clients at independent and global public relations firms where she crafted plain language messaging and brand platforms. For the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Eva counseled grantees on programs that address the quality of America’s health care, including its signature effort to improve the quality of care in targeted communities. She also served as press contact for the Dartmouth Atlas Project, analyzing Medicare reimbursement data for journalists and managing media relations, and as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Education Program.

Eva holds a master’s degree in public communication from American University and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Delaware.

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