Founded in 1998, Creighton HealthTech specializes in strategic communications for early stage startups in healthcare, personalized medicine, biotech, science, aging and digital health.
Awards & Publications
Creighton has received numerous awards and accolades and authored several publications in the field of public and media relations and social media strategy. Here are just a few of them:
Heidi Creighton is an award-winning communications executive hailing from world-leading corporate, agency, and startup environments.
Creighton began her career in communications as the Director of Public Relations for an advertising agency northwest of Boston, where she was responsible for building and maintaining the agency's PR clientele. Creighton then moved on to the Top 10 PR agency, Creamer Dickson Basford (absorbed by Havas PR), where she helped open and build the Boston Technology Office. Creighton went on to work as Director of Public Relations for IDG corporate, the world's #1 tech media company.
As tech and healthcare began to converge, she founded Creighton HealthTech to provide healthcare startups with comprehensive, scalable and cost-effective PR services including public relations strategy, media and industry analyst relations, social media marketing, brand building, startup and product launches, messaging and positioning, speakers bureaus, media training, and executive thought leadership campaigns.
Creighton helps startups rise above the noise level and position themselves as industry leaders. A hallmark of Creighton's success for clients is her remarkable ability to position CEOs as thought leaders and secure high-level media opportunities that put them in the national spotlight. Creighton is instrumental in promoting the annual Powering Precision Health Summit in Boston, a leading forum and national platform to advance the science of precision medicine.
In 2017, Heidi Creighton was appointed by Governor Charlie Baker to serve on the Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions, which licenses candidates, and administers and enforces regulations related to the education guidelines for licensing.
She has received numerous accolades and awards for her work in the field of public and media relations, including the ACE™ Award from Top 10 PR agency Creamer Dickson Basford, and the Superior Achievement in Television Media Relations Award from North American Precis Syndicate.
Creighton has authored countless articles, including a Social Media item in the Annual Media Training Guidebook, published by PR News Press, and a 22-page guidebook for aspiring PR professionals published by Ragan Communications.
Creighton received a B.A. in English from the University of Southern Maine where she served as Advisor for the English Students Association. She spends her time between Boston and the coast of Maine and is a proud Finnish-American.
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