Communications Director

Bethany Saxon manages all external communication and dissemination activities for the Center for Public Health Law Research and its programs. Ms. Saxon joined the Center in 2011 as the Director of Communications for the RWJF Public Health Law Research Program. Before coming to Temple, Ms. Saxon served as a writer/editor for ICF International, supporting the publications and information resources management contract for the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In this position, she managed production for all ADD publications, managed a rebranding initiative and developed content for the agency’s website. She has also previously worked for the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit product development partnership dedicated to developing a drug to prevent HIV in women. There she supported all communications efforts, both electronically and through traditional print media, across more than 15 research centers and three offices in Africa, Europe and the United States. Throughout her career, Ms. Saxon’s focus has been on external relations ranging from press relations to publication production for online and print, and in-house communications for nonprofit organizations and other institutions working for the public good. Ms. Saxon graduated from Elon University in North Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She has a master's degree in Communications Management from Temple University.