Senior Communications Associate
Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine
Jonathan Waller is a Senior Communications Associate responsible for supporting D3b’s community, online, and social media presence to promote pediatric brain tumor and other rare disease research efforts to regional, national, and international research and patient communities. Additionally, he works to develop educational resources, communications strategies, and digital content to increase foundation and patient engagement and to support the work of the Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN) and the NIH Common Fund-supported Gabriella Miller Kids First Data Resource Center (DRC).
Prior to joining CHOP in September of 2018, Jonathan worked as the Communications Manager for the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, a publicly-funded organization that advocates for civil rights, community representation, and personal support needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. There, he worked to realize the Council’s community education and outreach goals through print and digital media efforts, community events, and by representing the Council on a number of statewide advocacy coalitions.
Jonathan received a BA in Communication from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ and is currently pursuing a MA in Strategic Communication from the University of Delaware. He is committed to applying his ability to communicate complex ideas in an accessible manner toward D3b’s mission of advancing discoveries in pediatric medicine.