• Meaningful Media


Media changes minds.

Meaningful Media is a non-profit organization that connects writers, artists, and reporters with public health experts to develop scientifically accurate messages.

Previous Experience

About Our Founder

Ashely Alker, M.D., M.Sc., is a practicing emergency medicine physician and adjunct professor at George Washington Medical School. Dr. Alker specializes in using media to create accurate public health messaging. She has been featured in USA Today, BBC world, San Diego Union-Tribune, TEDMED, and TEDx San Diego. She serves as the Chief Medical Media Officer of Doctorpedia, a patient education organization, and produced and co-hosted the “COVID Frontlines” public health education webcast. Ashely also contributes to public health education as a medical technical consultant and screenwriting editor for over 20 television shows, including TV and film for Netflix, HULU, HBO, CBS, Disney, and Apple TV.

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