Member Profiles

February 13, 2019

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Angela Fritsche

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist audreylaine

Congratulations to Angela (Angie) Fritsche, Senior Program Coordinator in the Division of Nursing Research at Mayo Clinic, on becoming a Bronze Fellow! Angie participated in our December Social Media Residency and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to increase the social media presence of individuals within Nursing Research and thereby raising awareness of Nursing Research as a […]

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Tags: bronze, Bronze Fellow, Fellowship


May 21, 2018

MCSMN Welcomes New Silver Fellow – Kirsten Harris at Auckland Eye

By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist toffenbacher

Congratulations to Kirsten Harris, Marketing and Business Development Manager at Auckland Eye, on becoming a Silver Fellow! In 2016, Kirsten crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to increase the number of laser eye procedures from FY17 to FY18. At the time the social media plan was launched, Auckland Eye was using one primary social media […]

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Tags: Fellowship, Silver Fellow


March 2, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis, Illusions, and “Working Understandings” – Experts by Experience

By Gil Greenman gilgreenman

Living with a chronic illness often means confronting your denial. I lived for eight years with multiple sclerosis (MS), thinking that my brain was beyond having new lesions. This was because I was taking a powerful drug called Tysabri. All my MRIs showed no new lesions.  However, my disease did progress, and I moved from walking […]

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Tags: experts by experience, MS, patient story


September 18, 2017

New #MCSMN Bronze Fellow: Christy Owenby

By Audrey Laine Seymour, Senior Communications Specialist audreylaine

Congratulations to Christy Owenby, Founder and Creative Director at MOXY Company, on becoming a Bronze Fellow in the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network! Christy, based in Madisonville, LA, participated in our Social Media Residency last December, and then crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to increase awareness of Pontchartrain Cancer Center among patients and referring […]

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Tags: Bronze Fellow, Christy Owenby, MOXY, Social Media Residency


July 25, 2017

Welcome Premium Organization Member Huntsman Cancer Institute to MCSMN

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director DanHinmon

  We want to welcome Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), a division of University of Utah Health, to the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. HCI joined as a premium organization member earlier this year. HCI is “the only cancer institute in the world designed by a patient.” Its major benefactor, Jon Huntsman, Sr., has had cancer […]

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Tags: Huntsman Cancer Institute, Lisa Anderson, Meredith Vehar, premium membership


March 8, 2017

MCSMN Welcomes First Bronze Fellow from #MayoinOz 2016

By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist toffenbacher

Congratulations to Kirsten Harris, Marketing and Business Development Manager at Auckland Eye Limited, on becoming a Bronze Fellow in the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN)! Kirsten crafted a comprehensive social media strategy to support the Auckland Eye business goal of growing total laser procedures in 2017 by increasing social media referrals to their website […]

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Tags: Bronze Fellow


February 10, 2017

Reflections on Six Years as an MCSMN Advisor

By Bob West westr

Editor’s Note: When Bob West wrote to us last year and said he would be stepping aside at the end of his current term on our External Advisory Board, we asked if he’d be willing to share some reflections from his experience in our network. Here’s what he had to say: Over the course of my professional life […]

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Tags: #MCSMN, Bob West, MCCSM


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