Health Care Social Media Monitor was founded by Marie Ennis-O’Connor, a Public Relations practitioner with over a decade of experience working in the health sciences, university and non-profit sector.

Recently named one of Health IT’s Top 100 social media experts, Marie Ennis O’Connor is an internationally recognized keynote speaker, writer, and consultant on global trends in patient engagement, digital health and participatory medicine.  She is a founding member of Health 2.0 Dublin, part of the global Health 2.0 digital movement, co-founder of Europe’s first breast cancer social media tweet chat,  and is an advisor to Doctors 2.0 and You international digital health congress.

Marie’s work is informed by her passion for embedding the patient voice at the heart of healthcare values. She is a Stanford Medicine X e-Patient scholar and a member of the Medicine X Education Advisory Panel. Marie has been recently appointed to the board of trustees of the Patient Empowerment Foundation, a network of people, foundations, organizations and medical institutions dedicated to empowering patients worldwide.