CHICAGO—GolinHarris has expanded its Chicago healthcare practice, adding Karla Cutting and Amanda Widtfeldt as vice presidents, and promoting Debbie Harvey to the same title.
Cutting joins GolinHarris from GCI Group, where she led the agency’s work with Medtronic. Her expertise includes an expertise emphasis in public education and awareness campaigns, public affairs and issues management. She will lead Golin’s work with Cord Blood Registry. Widtfeldt has worked for the American Academy of Periodontology and the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council and joins GolinHarris to lead the Shire business. Most recently, she managed the media relations department at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Harvey has been a member of the GolinHarris healthcare team since 2004 and will continue to oversee corporate communications work with Alcon laboratories.