Piper Hale serves as the assistant director of communications for the Public Health Informatics Institute. In this role, Piper manages the communications team and is responsible for supporting the mission of the PHII through the coordination and creation of written, visual and digital communications. She is the co-creator, host, and producer of PHII’s podcast, Inform Me, Informatics.
Piper originally came to PHII and the Task Force for Global Health as a communications specialist, a role she served in for two years before transitioning to a communications manager and later the assistant director of communications. She brought to this position several years of experience working in newspapers, literary journals, and higher education communications. Her nonprofit work includes a two-year teaching and writing fellowship with the Deep Center, an award-winning Savannah-based organization recognized in 2015 by the White House for its commitment to promoting literacy and creative expression among public school students.
Piper enjoys distilling complex concepts into clear, easily digestible writing to promote accessibility to information that may serve the public good. She has a double B.A. in journalism and anthropology and holds a Master of Public Health in prevention science from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.