Leah McConnell is an award-winning communications and marketing director with an extensive background in the biomedical and health sciences field.  Leah joined MDIC in 2018 to bring the organization’s work to life through dynamic and compelling stories that engage the med tech industry and the wider community more deeply with MDIC’s mission. As MDIC’s first Director of Marketing and Communications, Leah provides vision, leadership, and implementation of strategic communications, sustainability branding, and media relations across multichannel platforms. She is also responsible for developing relationships with key external partners and manages the organization’s membership of diverse industry stakeholders. Prior to joining MDIC, Leah has supported a portfolio of companies and organizations to include projects with U.S. Air Force, Independence Blue Cross, FDA, Naval Medical Research Center, and more.

Leah earned her B.S. in Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her M.S. in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. She is a recipient of two Gold AVA Digital Awards for her work with content design and development as well as building successful social campaigns. She is also a recipient of The Power 30 Under 30TM Awards for professional and community excellence.

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