The Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) recently announced its award recipients for 2017, recognizing the best and brightest professionals in healthcare marketing, public relations, market strategy and communications professions.

Julia Yoder, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Brookings Health System

Julia Yoder, director of public relations and marketing at Brookings Health System in Brookings, was named SHSMD’s “Rising Star”, honoring those in the discipline under the age of 40 who are making meaningful differences in their profession and advancing a successful trajectory in their careers.

Awards will be presented at SHSMD’s annual conference in Orlando, FL, in September. SHSMD is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and serves more than 4000 members working in all sectors of health care.