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Mail code: 6311
Julie Kurth, MS, APR, is assistant director of marketing in Strategic Marketing and Communications at the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise. She elevates awareness of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. The institute serves as ASU’s premiere scientific innovation engine, advancing solutions in health, security and sustainability. Julie draws on years of experience in industry, for-profit and nonprofit public relations, marketing and communication settings to support the advancement of the scientific community’s research impact.
Prior to ASU, Julie was a senior corporate communications analyst at Caremark (now CVS Health), a pharmaceutical services company. While there, she led media campaigns and strategy, aided in the product launch of a cash card and formed and oversaw a speaker's bureau for executives to raise Caremark's profile among health care payers.
Before Caremark, Julie was a public affairs supervisor at State Farm Insurance. There, her responsibilities included media and internal communications, community relations and grassroots lobbying in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. She started her career as director of fundraising and public relations at NEWhouse, a battered women's shelter in Kansas City, Mo.
Julie earned a master of science in technical communication and writing from Arizona State University College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. She holds a bachelor of science in public relations from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo., and an accreditation in public relations.
Master of Science, Technical Communication and Writing, Arizona State University, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts
Accreditation in Public Relations, Universal Accreditation Board
Bachelor of Science, Public Relations, Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo.
Kurth, J. S. (2020). Factors encouraging upward employee voice in an online workplace portal: A case study of an academic research institute (Order No. 27836713). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Arizona State University; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2408499182). Retrieved from http://login.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/login?url=https://www.proquest.com/di…
Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Chapter Accreditation Chair 2011-2013, Board of Directors 2009-2011, Ethics Chair, Copper Anvil Awards Committee 2007-2009, Masters Group 2012-present
Crossroads Safe House Board, Fort Collins, Colo.
Junior Achievement of Northern Colorado Board, Fort Collins, Colo.
Senior Public Relations Analyst, CVS Caremark Scottsdale, Arizona. Caremark (formerly Caremark Rx, AdvancePCS and PCS Health Systems) is a pharmacy benefit management company.
Public Affairs Specialist, State Farm Insurance Companies, Mountain States Regional Office, Greeley, Colorado. State Farm is a mutual property-casualty insurance company with life/health insurance and financial service products. (On the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.)
Director of Public Relations and Development, Kansas City, Missouri. NEWHouse (formerly Neighborhood Ecumenical Witness and Service-NEWS House), is a battered women’s shelter in northeastern Kansas City.
Volunteer for Colorado state senatorial campaign
Drive Smart Weld County, Colo.
Child Safety-Seat Taskforce, Larimer County, Colo.