Colette Rector is a communications assistant at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She provides communications support for various projects throughout PolicyLab, as well as overall social media management and the production of PolicyLab's videos. She collaborates with researchers and strategists in PolicyLab's Adolescent Health and Well-being and Health Equity portoflios to leverage innovative communications tools that affect positive change for children's health.
Prior to joining PolicyLab, Ms. Rector held a number of different internships across multiple industries and disciplines of communication, including as a public affairs intern with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Her main professional interest is to bridge the knowledge gap between health care researchers and providers, community leaders and the public through creative communications tactics. Ms. Rector has bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Spanish from the University of Missouri.