Jillian West

Former Senior Communications Manager
Organization
Urban Institute

Jillian West left the Urban Institute in April 2020. 

Jillian West, MA, served as the Senior Communications Manager for the Urban Institute’s cross center initiative on the Social Determinants of Health. Using digital platforms and traditional media to engage key audiences, she worked to increase the visibility of Culture of Health research, and forge ties between researchers, policymakers, journalists, and other stakeholders. Prior to joining Urban, Jillian managed the website and social media strategy at The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit using transparency to improve safety and quality in the U.S. hospital system. Jillian received her Master’s in Strategic Communications from American University.