Judy Welage | PR Senior Counselor

Judy Welage is a respected and award-winning communications professional with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare media.

During her career, she has worked in a broad range of therapeutic areas, including diet and nutrition, infectious disease, digestive disease, oncology, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, pain, and dermatology, overseeing everything from product launches and FDA approvals to patient education programs and medical meetings.

Passionate and results-driven, she has created several patient education campaigns that have been instrumental in generating unprecedented media for clients, including ones with Hank Aaron, Deepak Chopra, Mark Spitz, Terry Francona, Diana Nyad, Andie MacDowell, Caroline Rhea, Rosario Dawson, Scott Foley, and Bill and Guiliana Rancic.

Most recently she worked at Chandler Chicco, Zeno Group and Weber Shandwick.  Prior to that she was at Fleishman Hillard International Communications where she helped launch several award-winning programs and fundraising events, including the Pony Express Relay and On The Way to the Cure The Komen College Tour, which won a Holmes Report Gold Sabre Award, a PRSA Silver Anvil Award and a PRSA-NY Big Apple Award.

Strong media contacts coupled with tenacity has generated hundreds of media placements, among them: Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Orange County US News & World Report, TIME Magazine, Reader’s Digest, “Good Morning America,” “CBS Early Show,” “Good Day LA,” “Good Day New York,” “Mad Money,” “Today Show” and “Fox & Friends.”

Judy holds a BA in Communications from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.