Samantha Herndon, MA

Position title: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Phone: Communications Manager

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Samantha leads communications for CORE research projects, collaborations, and overall operations. She creates customized materials to share CORE’s research findings with diverse audiences and developing media-and policy-relevant communications.

Samantha hails from Atlanta, Georgia, and has a background in nonprofit administration, video production, and digital content. She earned a Master’s degree focused on Media Studies from the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, and completed her undergraduate degree at Connecticut College. Previously Samantha was an instructor in the Communication Arts department at UW-Madison. She also worked as an AmeriCorps member with the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Program.

Samantha loves Dolly Parton, exploring nature, poetic movies, her enormous cat, and time with family and friends.