WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 20, 2018) – JPA Health, a top public relations agency specializing in the health sector, announced three senior-level hires, further expanding the agency’s healthcare marketing, earned media and influencer relations capabilities.

Sara Dunn, a veteran of healthcare professional and patient advertising agencies such as AgencyRx, Area23, DDB, Deutsch, and Saatchi and Saatchi, joins as a Senior Vice President based in the Washington, D.C., office. Based in Boston, Margaret Bonilla joins JPA from Porter Novelli as a Senior Vice President and Lisa Rivero joins from Ogilvy Feinstein Kean Healthcare as a Vice President.

“All of us at JPA thrive on the complexities of the health industry. These additions to our team are proof that the expertise we offer just keeps getting better,” said Carrie Jones, JPA’s principal. “We are poised for a break-out year in 2018, with a committed base of clients and a growing portfolio that allows us to do work with a major impact on people’s lives.”

Dunn has more than 15 years of health communications experience in multiple therapeutic areas, working across pharmaceutical companies large and small. Bonilla brings more than 20 years of award-winning public relations, executive communications and marketing expertise. Rivero has more than 15 years of experience providing strategic communications and media relations counsel.

In addition to expanding its senior team with new hires, JPA also promoted two team members to the position of Vice President: Carolyn Sobczyk and Melissa Zuckerman, both in JPA’s Washington, D.C., office.

About JPA

JPA Health is an award-winning public relations firm that designs and implements strategic health campaigns for non-profit, pharmaceutical and government clients. As leaders in influencer relations, JPA uses a targeted approach to reach the stakeholders who drive change and deliver measurable results. JPA has three offices: Washington, D.C., Boston, and London.