Kim S. Martin, a public health communications specialist, is now Communications Director for Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs.
She was most recently the director of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Office of Communications and Public Affairs from March 2007 - November 2012. Martin played a key role in implementing a communications and marketing strategy for Hopkins Children’s Center as it prepared to open a state–of-the-art pediatric hospital in May 2012.
Prior to her position with the children's hospital, Martin spent six years at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs (CCP), serving as advocacy director for a global malaria advocacy project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Before that, she led CCP’s public affairs efforts as senior public affairs officer. She came to Hopkins from Fleishman-Hillard Inc., where she served as a vice president in the international communications firm’s public affairs division.