Vice President, Media & Communications
Rebecca Kirkham joined Ardent as vice president of media and communications in 2021, bringing more than 25 years of experience in strategic healthcare communications. In this role, she leads Ardent’s corporate communications function, overseeing all internal and external communications as well as brand and reputation management efforts.
Prior to joining Ardent, Ms. Kirkham served as senior vice president of Lovell Communications where she helped hospitals, health systems and other clients across the healthcare industry navigate strategic challenges and build support for key initiatives. Earlier in her career, she managed communications for IASIS Healthcare and HCA Healthcare. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.