Staff-Spotlight

Staff Spotlight

Naomi King Englar is the communications and dissemination coordinator for the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). She is responsible for all the center’s communications campaigns, including educational materials, electronic newsletters, social media, website, and traditional publications. Additionally, Naomi coordinates the center’s Health Promotion Practicum Program, which places public health graduate students in internships with the PRC’s community partners. She also coordinates the social marketing components of the PRC’s core research project Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy). Prior to joining the Tulane PRC, Naomi worked for five years as the government writer at The Courier, a then-New York Times regional chain newspaper in Houma, La. There, she covered hurricanes Gustav and Ike, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, and various aspects of state and local government, including transportation, campaign finance, ethics law, and environmental regulations. Naomi earned several awards from the Louisiana Press Association and the Associated Press Managing Editors Association of Louisiana and Mississippi. She was an editorial intern at The Texas Observer in Austin, Texas, and an intern at Louisiana’s Health & Fitness magazine in New Orleans. Naomi earned a Bachelor’s of Arts from Loyola University New Orleans in communications with honors certificate and a minor in environmental studies. She earned Loyola’s Outstanding Environmental Studies Student award, presented annually to a graduating senior. Naomi loves to make flower arrangements, exercise, read, and travel. Her favorite sports teams are Manchester United soccer club and, of course, the New Orleans Saints.

Contact: nking2@tulane.edu

Topics:   health communication , community health

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