Public Relations Committee


The Public Relations Committee actively promotes a positive image of IUGA’s mission, projects, and activities, and works to enhance relations with the lay public via international and education efforts. The committee is responsible for media and public communications on behalf of IUGA.

The Public Relations Committee is responsible for the following programs/products and initiatives:

  • IUGA Store and development of products available in the Online Store
  • Development of patient information available online
    • Patient Information leaflets and coordinating translations of leaflets
    • Resource Sheets
    • Patient Videos
  • Development of content for patient website,
  • IUGA Public Forum


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Committee Members:

  • Sarah Burgess (UK)
  • Grace Chen (USA)
  • Anne Hardart (USA)
  • Shazia Malik (USA)
  • Laura Martin (USA)
  • Pilar Martin (Australia)
  • Gemma Nightingale (New Zealand)
  • Anna Rosamilia (Australia)- Liaison IUGA Board