Peveeta Persaud
Marketing Coordinator, UF Health Communications, Department of Pediatrics

Peveeta Persaud, APR., joined the UF Health Communications team in 2012, serving as marketing coordinator for the University of Florida's Department of Pediatrics.

Peveeta graduated from the University of Central Florida, magna cum laude, in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in advertising/public relations with minors in business and marketing. She worked for a large McDonald's(r) franchise in Orlando as a marketing coordinator, then moved on to serve as the Public Education Specialist for the Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Fire Rescue Department in 2007. There, she developed and executed strategic public relations programs and served as a media liaison for more than five years.

Peveeta earned her accreditation in public relations from the Universal Accreditation Board in 2011 and has been actively involved, as a committee and board member, in the Florida Public Relations Association.