Leah Harms joined the UF Health Communications team in early 2016 and serves as a marketing coordinator for multiple service lines within UF Health, including orthopaedics and sports medicine, women's health, dermatology, the Shands Rehab Hospital, ElderCare, Senior Care, the Institute on Aging, rehab centers, hearing and speech and the fitness and wellness center.
Leah grew up in Port Orange and migrated to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications, where she received a bachelor's degree in public relations, with a minor in Family, Youth & Community Sciences. During her studies she interned for UF Health and Florida Hospital Orlando.
After graduating from UF, Leah served as a marketing coordinator and marketing representative at Florida Hospital Medical Group, the medical group for the seven central Florida, Florida Hospital's. Here she developed and implemented strategic communications plans for more than 20 clinics.
Leah has returned to Gainesville to work at UF Health and is a member of the Red Shoe Society and the local chapter of FPRA.