Alisa M. Hughley
Consultant and Public Speaker in District of Columbia, DC
Alisa Hughley has worked with healthcare systems from Maryland to New York, assessing community health needs, developing strategic plans and building corporate capacity in communications and outreach. On behalf of federal agencies and non-profits like HHS Office of Women’s Health and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, she has designed and implemented health communications campaigns at both the local and national level. The American Diabetes Association and the American Kidney Fund have recognized her programming with regional and national level accolades. Hughley has served as an Adjunct Instructor in Health Care Ethics at Howard University College of Medicine. She chairs the advisory board for several non-profit organizations including the Washington Regional Transplant Community. She has also served on the selection committee for the Health Data Consortium’s annual conference, affectionately dubbed Health Datapalooza. Named a TEDMED Frontline Scholar in 2012, Hughley has discussed patient engagement, digital health equity, organ donation and broader issues in advance care planning before audiences at South by Southwest, Ignite Baltimore, Healthcare Unbound, the American Public Health Association’s Annual Health Expo, the US Department of Agriculture, the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine as well as delivered guest lectures at universities and academic medical centers including Georgetown University and George Washington University. Her commentary on these topics has appeared at NPR.org, AIDS.gov, HealthIT.gov, Pharmaceutical Executive, Kiplinger, the Washington Times and the Washington Post. Hughley is the Founder of enBloom Media, LLC a health communications and public engagement consultancy.