HSC hires Andy North to lead marketing and communications

Andy NorthThe University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is pleased to announce Andy North as vice president of marketing and communications.

Andy is an award-winning, bilingual, digital media, marketing and business development strategist leading health system marketing and communications teams for the last 20 years.

Prior to coming to HSC, North worked as the vice president of marketing and communications for the DCH Health System, where he was responsible for marketing, public relations, crisis communications, branding, internal communications and more. During his time there, he initiated a new rapid-response reputation management process, website, intranet and department staffing structure, and completely redesigned the branding approach and materials. In addition, he collaborated with multiple teams to develop a mass COVID-19 screening/vaccination process, including online registration, dedicated website dashboard, daily updates and media response resulting in more than 180,000 test or vaccine appointments through the custom web system.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Mr. North join our incredible team. His leadership and experience will be integral in advancing our marketing and branding efforts,” said Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams, HSC president.

North lived in Argentina for several years and is fluent in speaking, reading and writing Spanish. With those skills, as well as his involvement in the community, he was elected as the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce’s first ever non-Latino board member.

While he worked in Mississippi, he served on both on the Mississippi Healthcare Executive’s board of directors and as the Mississippi Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He received his MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his BA in communications from Brigham Young University. He and his wife, Meghan, have two sons, two daughters and a daughter-in-law.

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