AUSTIN, Texas — Dec. 18, 2018 — HCB Health, a leading U.S. healthcare advertising agency, is proud to announce that the nonprofit half Helen Foundation has appointed Nancy Beesley, HCB Health Partner and Chief Commercial Officer, to its board of directors.  The half Helen Foundation provides vision, hearing and scoliosis screenings to low-income elementary school children, connects their families with medical care, and advocates for improvements in screening practices.

“With over 10 years working in ophthalmology and audiology, and a daughter with severe scoliosis,” says Beesley, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to combine my personal and professional passions working with the half Helen Foundation. Prevention and early detection can mean everything for a child’s future” she adds.

“We already have a great working relationship,” says Chelsea Elliott, founder and Executive Director of the half Helen Foundation. “HCB Health has supported our organization with pro bono design and marketing since our inception, and with Nancy on the board, she can really boost the half Helen Foundation’s influence in the corporate world.”

About the half Helen Foundation

The half Helen Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to improving school-age children’s vision and hearing through an innovative delivery of care that begins with using photo screening technology to identify potential problems, connect families with medical care, and ensure children have access to corrective wear.

The foundation is dedicated to the idea that access to care for children in low-income communities strengthens their social and emotional development and academic success. As of this year, the half Helen Foundation has screened more than 40,000 Hawaii and Texas school children.

To learn more about the half Helen Foundation, visit halfHelen.org or follow the foundation on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/half-helen-foundation and on Facebook at facebook.com/halfHelen.

About HCB Health

HCB Health is an independent, full-service healthcare communications agency with offices in Austin and Chicago. The firm is strategically structured to serve its clients through three specialized divisions: BioPharma, MedTech, and Health & Wellness. Each division is designed to serve the specific nuances of the client need. The firm’s independence enables it to be more nimble and responsive to clients’ needs, take more risks, and be less constrained than larger agency networks. HCB has built a team of talented, deeply authentic people who share a common vision of bringing brands into the conversation of healthcare.

To learn more about HCB Health, visit HCBHealth.com or follow the agency on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/hcb-health