Senior Director, Help & Support, Arthritis Foundation
Represented: Patients, Caregivers, and Patient Advocates
Emily Creek, MBA, joined the Arthritis Foundation in 2001 and was named Senior Director, Help & Support in 2016. In her current role, Creek is responsible for developing strategies and executing tactics to help people with arthritis improve their quality of life and health outcomes through knowledge, empowerment, and self-directed health management. Accountability includes understanding consumer needs and developing strategic plans of work that meet those consumer needs; expanding and optimizing points of entry to meet people when and where they need it; and monitoring tools and programs to ensure usage, relevance, and deepening levels of engagement.
Over the course of her career, Creek has received national consumer marketing awards, spoken at industry conferences, and served on the Board of Directors of Leadership Buckhead (a nonprofit organization that helps members become more authentic leaders). Creek holds a BA in Sociology and Psychology from Indiana University and an MBA in Marketing from Georgia State University.
Creek served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from August 2016 to August 2019.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of March 31, 2016
- Arthritis Foundation, Employer
- Arthritis Foundation, PCORI-funded PPRN titled “PARTNERS,” Principal Investigator