Press Conference at Roosevelt Hospital "Miracle On The Hudson" January 2009
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About Jeff Jacomowitz
Jeff Jacomowitz is an award-winning public and media relations professional who specializes in healthcare and medicine but has worked both in-house and with clients in the fields of information technology, city government and law enforcement, sports, entertainment and publishing for almost three decades.
A former radio reporter for WOR, Jeff served as Associate Director of Public Affairs for Continuum Health Partners (Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospitals and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary), now known as Mt. Sinai Health System, for seven years, and represented New York Hospital Queens/NY Presbyterian. He has also worked with numerous global healthcare companies including Lumenis and Given Imaging, and helped launch the anti-insomnia drug Lunesta.
Jeff has developed a specialty in representing physicians with their own private practices who are competing for media exposure with doctors working for major hospitals. He also recently represented the New York City Department of Correction to help publicize its positive programs and counter a constant barrage of negative media coverage.
In addition to hospitals and various institutions, Jeff has been instrumental in the post-acute care field where he also has had experience in various skilled nursing facilities with regards to nursing homes and rehabilitation centers for Centers Health Care. Nobody should disregard today’s seniors? Why, because they are an ever-growing population in the 21st century.
Earlier in his career, Jeff served as National Accounts PR Manager for Industrial Markets at KMPG and Senior Publicist and Director of the Sports Division for the Planned TV Arts at Ruder-Finn Worldwide, the publishing division at the agency. Jeff has placed stories in countless media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, NBC News and WCBS-TV NY. As a former radio news reporter in Westchester County, NY as well as a former producer of the Bernard Meltzer Show at WOR in New York, Jeff has worked on many media stories surrounding stage III clinical trials leading up to FDA approvals representing various pharmaceutical products.
Now under the Mt. Sinai umbrella, Jeff worked with physicians at Continuum throughout the cancer center, and across service lines including cardiology and thoracic surgery, gastroenterology, palliative care, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, nephrology and pain management.
Jeff’s media experience includes working closely with national and local broadcast networks, local, national, trade and consumer print media outlets. In addition to local New York City media, Jeff has strong media contacts with key national media including ABC News, Fox News, CBS News , CBS NewsPath, New York Times, New York Daily News, Wall Street Journal and USA Today, getting a high volume of attention for physicians and other top clinicians.
Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (845) 269-2893. See my credentials in LinkedIn or just Google me. All media and physician references can be provided upon request.