Catherine Cutler Institute

Erin Arneson

Research Associate I and Health Communication Specialist, Population Health and Health Policy Program
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Erin Arneson works on a team embedded at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention where she serves as the Health       Communication Specialist for the Environmental and Occupational Health Program. Erin joined the Cutler Institute in January 2018. In her role, she is responsible for marketing Maine’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Program – the Maine Tracking Network. Erin creates data storytelling products and promotes the use of local environmental and health data among target audiences. Her projects include developing social marketing messages for primary topic areas of childhood lead poisoning, well water contaminants, and acute environmental risks via social media, press releases, print materials, and web content.
Erin attended The University of Iowa and holds a Master of Public Health Degree in Health Communication and Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. She is interested in the fundamental causes of health and how communication campaigns can address individual behaviors,      communities, and policies. On weekends you will find her performing with the Maine Pops Concert Band and spending time outdoors.

Areas of Expertise

Community development, social marketing, risk communication Software: Google Analytics, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access), Adobe Creative Cloud (Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop), Piktochart, Canva