November 30, 2007 - (BRONX, NY) - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has appointed Gordon Earle as its first Associate Dean for Public Affairs and Communications. In announcing the appointment, Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of the medical school, noted that Mr. Earle will oversee all aspects of communications, including media relations, branding, marketing, publications, and community and governmental relations, and the Einstein website.
Early in his career, Mr. Earle was senior producer of the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour on PBS for which he won numerous awards, including a Peabody. Following his work in television, he served in senior executive positions at two major public relations firms. In 2002, he was appointed vice president of public affairs for Stanford University. He moved to New York City in 2006 to form his own public relations firm, which assisted academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and private businesses in identifying and solving their branding, marketing, and communications challenges.
"I'm delighted that Gordon will be joining Einstein in the newly created position of Associate Dean for Public Affairs and Communications. Gordon comes to Einstein with broad and deep communications experience. I'm confident that with his skilled leadership, the extraordinary accomplishments of our faculty and students will receive the public recognition they deserve," Dean Spiegel said.
Mr. Earle received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and an MSc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a resident of Riverdale, the Bronx.