Diane E. Schmidt, MSc
As a freelance writer with a diverse background in filmmaking, graphic design, marketing, health care communications and epidemiology, Diane’s experience ranges from the operation of international educational programs to the promotion and implementation of patient-centered initiatives. In her current role, Diane helps guide ARG’s dissemination efforts to ensure research findings are presented in an accessible and digestible format that reaches diverse audiences. She is also responsible for planning, organizing, and managing development activities for the organization. She co-founded and operates a software company that builds cloud-based tools to assist health care organizations allocate resources for better health outcomes. She received her Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Health Care from the University of British Columbia. As a Canadian, who now calls the San Francisco Bay Area home, Diane continues to practice her pronunciation of “about” so she can blend in a little better.