Sharon Parmet joined Urban Autism Solutions as communications director in 2021.
Prior to coming to UAS, Sharon served as director of health sciences and research communications at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she provided strategic communications for the health sciences colleges and University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics. Sharon has also held communications and public affairs roles at the University of Chicago Hospitals, the American Medical Association, the Illinois Institute of Technology and the American Hearing Research Foundation. She has a master’s degree in science journalism from Boston University. In her spare time, Sharon tends her garden on the north side of Chicago and is studying to become a certified arborist.