Senior Vice President
Trish is a Senior Vice President in Ogilvy’s Social Marketing group. Trish brings over 13 years of experience working across private sector, non-profit, and government organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and Covenant House, among others, on the implementation and evaluation of a variety of healthcare, public health and social marketing initiatives. Trish leads CDC’s teen dating violence prevention campaign, and NHLBI’s new pediatric cardiovascular health awareness campaign for parents of 0-7 year olds, and is a strategic advisor for an HHS campaign to prevent healthcare-associated infections among consumers and healthcare providers.
Trish transitioned to Ogilvy PR from advertising. Her background includes leading strategic planning and research at Ogilvy Healthworld, DraftFCB, and Ogilvy & Mather, for a number of consumer targeted domestic and international healthcare accounts, as well as a variety of social marketing campaigns including the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Feeding America, and ONDCP’s National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. Early in her career, Trish was the National Director of the Covenant House Crisis Program Evaluation, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at NICHD focused on the role of parents in preventing teen smoking, drinking, drug use and risky driving behaviors. She has been published in a variety of journals, and has presented her research and communications work at a variety of national conferences.
Trish holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Social Health Psychology from the State University of New York at Stonybrook. She lives in Chevy Chase with her husband, Anthony and son, A.J.