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Dena J. Smith

Communications Specialist, Center for Leadership in Disability

Dena J. Smith is the Communications Specialist for the School of Public Health’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD). In her role, Smith provides support in the areas of content creation, social media campaigns and public relations. In addition, Smith serves as communications point person and promotes CLD interests to internal and external audiences.

Smith comes to CLD from Emory University where she focused on media relations, issue management and the university’s construction and financial communication’s plan. Prior to Emory, Smith worked as Press Secretary and Director of the Office of Communications for the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS).