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Frances Dumenci
  • Frances Dumenci, APR

  • Public relations manager, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, and VCU Medical Center chief of bureau

Frances Dumenci, APR

In memoriam: It is with great sadness that we share the news that Frances Dumenci passed away on June 4, 2014. She will be tremendously missed by the VCU and VCU Health System community.

Frances Dumenci joined the University Public Affairs team in August 2011 as the public relations manager for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research.

She formerly served as the marketing manager for the VCU Health System, a position she had held since 2007. Prior to that, she was the director of public relations at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.

Specializing in translational research writing, Dumenci works on news articles, scientist profiles and research breakthrough stories, as well as manages the research social media channels.

Dumenci received her master’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, in 1993. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.

Recent stories by Frances Dumenci