Director of Communications
Parry Barrows joined the University of Kentucky College of Nursing in December 2019 as the Director of Communications and is a member of the Dean's senior leadership team.
Prior to her position with UK, Parry worked in the Public Information Office for the City of Lexington as a brand integrator, digital content strategist and feature editor. During her time there, she was recognized with the 2019 Kentucky Association of Government Communicators Award of Excellence for Social Media, the 2018 KAGC Award of Excellence for Video, Single Program or Series and the 2017 and 2018 KAGC Awards of Merit for Social Media.
Before working for the city of Lexington, Parry served in Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office for seven years, holding many roles including Director of Communication for the Office of the First Lady, Public Information Officer for the Department for Local Government, Senior Digital Content Contributor and Scheduling Coordinator for Public Events.
Parry holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Economics from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC.
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