A leader in nonprofit and academic organizations for over two decades, Paul works in the intersection between nonprofit and volunteer management, public health and patient activation in order to help organizations maximize their messaging and influence with targeted online audiences. His in-depth experiences across various sectors (healthcare, music, art, academia, government and youth organizations) gives him a unique perspective on how to optimize engagement with targeted networks.
Paul currently serves as the director of communications for UC Davis Integrative Medicine and the blog editor for the UC Davis LGBTQ+ Health Initiative, Mid-Day Meditation, and Improving OUTcomes. He is the vice-chair of the UC Davis Deans LGBTQ+ Health Advisory Council and is a regular campus presenter for the UC Davis Campus Communicators, Improving OUTcomes Conference and UC Davis Forum on Social Media, contributing Continuing Medical Education lectures and workshops about the influence of the internet on social wellness, fundraising, and building safe spaces for minority populations.
Here are some of Paul’s background highlights
Mayo Clinic Social Media Resident
Certification with the American Council on Exercise
International Online Business Management certification (2014)
Ontraport Certification (2015)
Contributor, editor and manager for a variety of academic and health-related blogs
Crisis counselor for Crisis Text Line
B.A. from University of California, Davis
Master of Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco (Merit Scholar and Dean's Service Award)
In his leisure time, Paul enjoys exploring the world of whole food, plant-based recipes, cycling the American River bike trail, brewing ginger beer, and performing in opera ensembles and marching bands.