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American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) New Director of Communications

Washington, D.C. (December 22, 2020) – American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) recently welcomed Aaron Ragan-Fore to their team in the role of Director of Communications. He brings over 12 years of communications experience within the health and higher education sectors.

Aaron Ragan-Fore American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) New Director of Communications

Prior to joining ABFAS, Ragan-Fore served over four year as Director of Marketing and Communications for the Oregon Medical Association. At the Oregon Medical Association, he was the Editor and Creative Director of the Medicine in Oregon print magazine. He also led a team in launching an award-winning website rebranding. They rebrand won the Great Things Website Award, Association Solutions International.

Ragan-Fore also held several senior communications positions with the University of Oregon. He holds a B.S. in Communications/Theater from Northwestern University and a Master of Science, Journalism/Literary Nonfiction from University of Oregon.

About ABFAS

Founded in 1975, ABFAS works to protect and improve the health and welfare of the public by advancing the art and science of podiatric (foot and ankle) surgery. ABFAS facilitates the board certification process, from preparing and supporting candidates for certification to helping members maintain their certification. 

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