Leslie Gianelli is Vice President of Communications, responsible for promoting the Moses/Weitzman Health System message and brand to a variety of audiences, including media and the public. She manages a wide portfolio of internal and external communications, including messaging, thought leadership, social media, the website, and multi-media assets. Leslie has deep experience in health care spanning more than 20 years and several continents. She served as Communications Director at AmeriCares, overseeing media and PR in the U.S. and globally, promoting the work of AmeriCares Free Clinics in Southern Connecticut and emergency response activities in the U.S., Japan, Haiti, India and several other countries. While based in Washington, DC with Jhpiego/Johns Hopkins University and the Global Health Council, she advocated for programs addressing maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, cervical cancer, and malaria in Africa and South Asia. Leslie holds a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and is a member of the Connecticut Bar. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College cum laude and received the Alumnae Association’s Medal of Honor.