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Sheree Crute, MA

Director of Communications

Sheree Crute joined NIHCM in 2020 to develop and lead the organization’s communications strategy. Previously, Ms. Crute was director of communications and marketing for the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, a research and policy communications specialist for the New York Academy of Medicine, and a strategic communications consultant for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, focusing on research and policy.

In addition, Ms. Crute is a veteran journalist with decades of experience writing about public health, health inequity and disparities, medicine, and consumer health. She has written for Washington Monthly, The Root.com, Health magazine, Consumer Reports on Health, and is co-founder of FierceforBlackWomen.com, a website focusing on black women's health. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Council on Black Health.

Sheree has a BA in Journalism, an MA in International Affairs from New York University and a certificate in public health practice from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She was also a 2011 University of Southern California/Annenberg School of Communications National Reporting Fellow.