Anne Kott has a decade of experience designing PR, branding, and positioning strategies for private companies and nonprofit organizations, specializing in developing campaigns targeting opinion leaders and the media. Her subject matter expertise is chronic disease policy and programs, particularly in the U.S. Before joining CCP, Anne was an associate director at APCO Worldwide, where she was responsible for financial and operational performance, strategy and growth of public relations, public affairs, and advocacy campaigns. In addition to managing a large portfolio on behalf of clients in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, health care services, and public health sectors, she helped develop APCO’s Prevention & Wellness offering to help clients build innovative health programs and align prevention and wellness with business strategies. Anne earned her BA in Anthropology from Bucknell University and her MSPH in Health Education and Health Communication from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Currently Anne serves as Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), where she is responsible for overseeing planning, implementation, and quality for organizational communications, promotional event management, brand management, and the center's promotional and marketing strategy. She is also the communications director for the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project.