Simone Samano-McDaniel

Simone Samano-McDaniel

Senior Communication Specialist


Simone Samano-McDaniel is a Senior Communications Specialist for the Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS). A graduate of the University of Michigan Screen Arts and Cultures program, she brings over 15 years of media and writing experience to her role. Over that time she has worked for Weider Publications on their lifestyle titles SHAPE, MEN'S FITNESS and FIT PREGNANCY, as well as EMI Music Distribution, Wildwood Productions and (sister site to Automobile Magazine). She has also contributed her skills to public education advocacy.

As part of the DLHS communications team she produces and writes The Loop, the department newsletter, manages the Twitter account and helps to execute publicity and marketing initiatives. Simone's free time is spent with her husband and daughter enjoying the many recreational and cultural opportunities in Ann Arbor, Detroit and Northern Michigan.

Areas of Interest

Subject-matter expertise: 

Health, lifestyle and automotive-related writing. Film and video writing, performance and production.