Theresa Maher Joins ASCO as Communications Intern
Theresa Maher joined ASCO’s team in mid-May 2019. She is a recent graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Print Journalism and a minor in health promotion. Maher’s previous experiences include a communications fellowship with a disability nonprofit, a reporting internship with Voice of America, and an internship at American University’s Health Promotion and Advocacy Center as a peer health educator. She is excited to work this summer with ASCO and help promote the profession of optometry.
Maher grew up on Long Island in New York, and moved to Washington, D.C. for college. Her hobbies include reading, writing and fitness, and she loves to spend time with her family.
She plans to use her experience writing, editing, researching and learning at ASCO to improve her current skills and propel her job search in nonprofit communications and news writing.