Christine Haran is vice president, communications content and strategy, for The Commonwealth Fund. Working with the web team and others in Communications, she crafts and implements The Commonwealth Fund’s overall online strategy for disseminating the organization’s messages. Ms. Haran oversees the Fund’s website, e-alert services, and social media presence. She also develops digital content, such as data visualizations, and serves as the editor of The Commonwealth Fund Blog.
Previously, Ms. Haran worked as a health journalist, writing and editing for Healthology, a distributor of online health content acquired by iVillage.com. She was also a senior editor at MAMM, an advocacy magazine for women with cancer. She has contributed to abcnews.com, The Hartford Courant, Woman's Day, Bride's Magazine, and Publishers Weekly, among other publications.
Ms. Haran has a bachelor’s degree in English from Skidmore College and master’s degree in Cultural Reporting and Criticism from New York University. She received an Excellence in Women's Health Research Journalism Award from the Society of Women's Health Research for an article comparing the use of hormone therapy for breast cancer in the U.S. and in Europe. Ms. Haran is a member of Philanthropy New York’s communications advisory group.