Outstanding M.A. (Master of Arts) Graduate Alumnus of the Year Communication

2021 Awardee

Kristen  Willett

Kristen Willett

Communication MA

Kristen is the Assistant Director of MA in Communication at Johns Hopkins University (Washington, DC campus). Kristen not only assists in running the program, but also works as a graduate advisor, and a professor of communication in research and writing, communication in practice, health literacy and other health communication-based courses (all directly coming from her experience in her coursework and dissertation on health communication at GMU). Since she started her position at JHU in 2018, enrollment in the graduate program in Communication has increased by around 300 students. https://advanced.jhu.edu/directory/kristen-willett/ Kristen has personally worked with Knots of Love for cancer patients, as well as online support forums for fibromyalgia patients and others suffering with invisible illnesses.