Emily Ford

Emily Ford

Communications Specialist II

Ms. Ford joined the MURDOCK Study team in September 2014 as the study’s first communications specialist. She has worked as a journalist and freelance writer since 1992 and won the 2008 Duke University Green-Rossiter Award for Distinguished Newspaper Work in Higher Education for coverage of the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, where the MURDOCK Study is based. A native of South Dakota, Ms. Ford graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies from the University of South Dakota and now lives in Salisbury, North Carolina with her husband, three children, and two or three dogs, depending on the day. She also teaches yoga.