University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Christy Jerz and Seema Donahoe have been named to new posts at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s (UNR Med) Advancement and Engagement Department.
Jerz was named communications marketing director where she will manage advertising, social media, e-communications and publications, including Synapse, UNR Med’s magazine, among her duties.
She previously served as communications and public affairs specialist for the school, where she joined the staff in 2016.
Jerz also worked at UNR’s Office of Alumni Relations for more than 11 years, including eight years as assistant director of alumni relations.
Donahoe was named creative director at the school, overseeing the creative direction and development of UNR Med’s brand and design.
She most recently worked as the director of development for the School of Medicine cultivating relationships and securing support from donors. Donahoe joined UNR Med in 2015 after serving five years at Renown Health in marketing and development roles.
Jerz and Donahoe both received their Bachelor of Arts degrees in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno.
The hires of general cardiologist Waddy O. Gonzalez Diaz, MD, and physician assistants Abigail Osborne, PA-C, and Claire Faust Nichols, PA-C, were announced Dec. 3, a few weeks after NNHS broke ground on the Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center.