Melanie J. Sparks
Director of Communications
College of Health Sciences
manages all internal and external communications for the UK College of
Health Sciences. Her responsibilities include website and social media
management, all printed publications, alumni communications, weekly
faculty/staff bulletins, displays in the Charles T. Wethington, Jr.
Building and media releases. Melanie also assists with Office of
Melanie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the
University of Kentucky. She has more than 14 years of experience in
nonprofit and higher education communications. She most
recently worked as Health Communications Coordinator for UK Health &
Wellness from 2007 to 2013. Melanie’s experience
includes her work with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, UK
College of Medicine Alumni and Development, and UK Public Relations.
enjoys reading and writing fiction in her spare time.