Ketchum author Michelle Abtahi


A senior vice president on Ketchum’s health equity team, Michelle Abtahi, is a DE&I advocate focused on planning, strategizing and creating activations that increase access, education and opportunity for healthcare clients. She brings depth of expertise in managing the ever-evolving needs of health industry clients and has a history managing branded and unbranded awareness programming, enterprise communications and product launches for clients such as Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Humana, GlaxoSmithKline and many more. Michelle’s therapeutic experience includes infectious disease and vaccines, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, immunology, migraine and headache and oncology.

Posts: Michelle Abtahi

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Does Corporate America Have the Fortitude for True DE&I?

by Maxine Enciso , Gur Tsabar and Michelle Abtahi | June 21, 2022

In the wake of the 2020 police murder of George Floyd, which reignited a national reckoning on racial justice, corporations and brands were seemingly quick to answer the calls for greater transparency and accountability. One organization after another announced wide-ranging social justice and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) commitments, promising a sea change. But only […]