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As the Chief Communications Officer, Lauren leads PHMC's internal and external communications and marketing efforts. She has more than a decade of experience in communications strategy, public relations and internal communications, working in both the business-to-business as well as business-to-consumer markets. Previous to PHMC, Lauren worked as part of an executive team to create a new healthcare company and concept, Take Care Health Systems, which is a member of the Convenient Care Association, housed at PHMC. Most recently she was the Director of Communications for Walgreens, a Fortune 50 company. In this role she managed communications activities – including public relations, crisis communications and change management – for special company projects, as well as all corporate communications efforts for the consumer and employer divisions of Take Care Health Systems, which Walgreens purchased in 2007. Lauren specializes in merger/acquisition communications, company reorganizations and technology and department integrations. She earned a B.S. from Ithaca College in Corporate Communications and is a mentor for Philadelphia Futures, an organization committed to providing low-income Philadelphia high school students with tools, resources and opportunities to attend and graduate college.