Charlene Reynolds

Communications Team Lead (Jhpiego)

As head of global communications, Ms. Reynolds brings more than 15 years of experience to her work overseeing the promotion and dissemination of MCSP’s successes and learning from more than 40 countries. In addition to managing the team at headquarters charged with developing and managing the Programs social, digital and events strategies, she oversees MCSP’s global communicators throughout Asia & Africa. She is a member of both MCSP’s Executive Management Team and Senior Staff within Jhpiego’s Global Engagement and Communications office. Ms. Reynolds also serves as Director of Strategic Partnerships for Jhpiego.

Previously, she was Senior Communications Associate for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, where she acted as media lead and spokesperson for the Department of Defense Military Health System’s $46B health care enterprise of medical educators, researchers, providers and support personnel worldwide.

Prior to her work at the Department of Defense, Ms. Reynolds served as Chief of Staff for the White House Commission on Remembrance, where she engaged the media through pitching and interview requests, composed communications materials, and provided oversight and planning for more than 60 annual remembrance tributes.

Ms. Reynolds began her career as a government affairs representative at Sellery Associates, a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm. She earned her bachelor’s degree from American University’s School of Public Affairs.

Recent Publication

    1. ‘Maybe we can turn the tide’: an explanatory mixed-methods study to understand how knowledge brokers mobilise health evidence in low-and middle-income countries
    2. Exploratory study of the role of knowledge brokers in translating knowledge for action following global maternal and newborn health technical meetings
    3.  Following the Knowledge Trail: How is Health Knowledge Used in Low-Income Countries after Participant Exposure to Global Conferences?