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Heather Adkins, MS

Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Ms. Adkins has worked for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio since 2015 increasing market brand awareness and preference by more than 39% escalating to the region’s most preferred healthcare organization for strategic service lines (NRC), which has also supported a 75% growth in patient encounters in six years. She is responsible for the direction and management of enterprise-wide brand strategy and creative execution, marketing, communications, and media services. She serves as the principal administrative officer for all marketing, advertising, internal and external communications, digital marketing, media and public relations activities at the university.

Prior to joining the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, Ms. Adkins served as Chief Strategy & Mission Officer for a nationally ranked teaching health system in Cincinnati, OH.

Ms. Adkins holds a master’s degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University and a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Sociology from the University of Kentucky.