Smith Named to MAHPRM Board of Directors
Melissa Smith, Media Relations Specialist for Ozarks Medical Center, has
been appointed to serve a three-year term as the District V Director for
the Missouri Association for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing
(MAHPRM). MAHPRM is an affiliated organization of the Missouri Hospital
The organization is made up of a diverse network of health care marketing
and public relations professionals with more than 150 members. The board
includes six districts, with the Kansas City and St. Louis metropolitan
areas making up two of the six districts. Smith will serve District V,
which covers the southwest region of Missouri.
MAHPRM provides health care marketing and public relations professionals
the chance to network, learn from each other through quality educational
programming and conferences and receive feedback for their work through
the annual Show-Me Excellence Awards.
Ozarks Medical Center has collected several first, second and third place
category winnings in the Show-Me Excellence Awards in the last eight years
in categories such as annual report, radio advertising, external publications,
special marketing or public relations projects, special purpose publications,
outdoor advertising, multi-media campaign advertising, and internal publications.