Sam Melnick oversees the association’s communications strategy, with the goal of raising the profile of the healthcare community, advocating on behalf of members, and advancing the work of MHA itself. He collaborates with members to promote their ongoing work and to help the healthcare system speak with a united voice. Sam manages day-to-day functions of the communications department and has led the transformation of MHA’s digital media presence. 

He joined MHA in 2019 after serving as a Senior Communications Associate at Dewey Square Group, a Boston-based public affairs firm. At DSG, he built comprehensive communications strategies for clients spanning a range of industries and contributed to the firm’s work on a number of local, state, and national political campaigns. Sam oversaw operations for the 2018 “No on 1” campaign.

Sam holds a BA in Broadcast & Digital Journalism and Political Science from Syracuse University.