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Claudia Costabile, M.A., APR
Claudia Costabile, M.A., APR, is a senior communications manager at USP. In this role, she interacts with subject matter experts in a range of scientific topics to guide strategic communications that elevate USP as a science-based organization, improving external audiences’ understanding of our impact on quality medicines, foods and dietary supplements around the world. She also leads trade media efforts for USP and supports the organization’s efforts in scientific writing.
Ms. Costabile has extensive science, public health and not-for-profit communications experience. She served communications roles at Johns Hopkins Medicine International and Johns Hopkins University, where she developed and supported strategic communications initiatives in healthcare and research, particularly for the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research. Ms. Costabile also served as communications officer for RESPOND, a multi-country USAID initiative to control diseases that cross the animal-human barrier (zoonoses), where she was responsible for managing all strategic communications, including training, public relations and management of the project’s digital platforms.
Ms. Costabile earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, and she earned two Master of Arts degrees at University of Sao Paulo (Translation) and Notre Dame of Maryland University (Contemporary Communication). She is accredited in public relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of America, where she also serves as a member of their National Capital Chapter's (NCC) International Committee.