Edward Rafalski

Edward M. Rafalski, Ph.D., MPH, FACHEEdward M. Rafalski, Ph.D., MPH, FACHE

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
BayCare Health System
Clearwater, FL
(513) 421-8840

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Edward Rafalski, Ph.D., MPH, FACHE is chief strategy and marketing officer for BayCare Health System in Clearwater, Florida. He is responsible for all planning, business development, market research, marketing, digital front door services, contact center operations, government relations, public relations, and communications at BayCare Health System.

Prior to BayCare, Ed was senior vice president of strategic planning & marketing for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee.

After graduating from the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies, Ed received a master’s degree in public health from Yale University School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in public health sciences from the Division of Health Policy and Administration at the University of Illinois, School of Public Health where he has taught as clinical assistant professor. Ed is also a member of the University of South Florida College of Public Health’s Master Health Administration Advisory Board. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Six Sigma Black Belt, and member of the 2014 TNCPE (Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence) Board of Examiners, trained in the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.

COVID-19: Up to the Minute Learnings from Industry Experts on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19: Up to the Minute Learnings from Industry Experts on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Strategic Health Care Marketing webinar on demand for health care marketers and digital strategists

Originally presented March 24, 2020.

Your Presenters:

  • Suzanne Hendery, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Renown Health
  • Christian Pettker, MD, Associate Chief Quality Officer, Yale Medicine
  • Ed Rafalski, PhD, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, BayCare Health
  • Sara Vaezy, Chief Digital Strategy & Business Development Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health

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Edward M. Rafalski and Kathy Selker Join Editorial Advisory Board of Strategic Health Care Marketing

Ed Rafalski and Kathy Selker

The Strategic Health Care Marketing Editorial Advisory Board is made up of leaders in the health care marketing field who are committed to shaping the future of the industry. They offer ongoing feedback on our editorial coverage, write occasional articles, and point us to developments and people SHCM members like you should know about. I am very pleased to announce that Edward M. Rafalski, Ph.D., MPH, FACHE, and Kathy Selker have joined this elite group.