BA, Journalism | Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1978
BSN, cum laude | Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth, Houston, 2002
Rhonda Moran Whitmeyer is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in biomedical communications. She began her career as a newspaper reporter and photographer, eventually becoming features editor for a daily newspaper in Brazoria County. Between newspaper jobs, she worked in hospital public relations and marketing, which fueled her interest in health care.
In 2002, she graduated with honors from Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston and worked as a registered nurse for both Houston Methodist Hospital and Sweeny Community Hospital, where she went on to serve as community relations director and grant writer. She joined the communications staff of UTHealth School of Dentistry in 2007 and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.