The Center for Healthcare and Policy Communications (formerly MLP Communications) is a think tank that identifies and promotes innovative and The company was established in 2008 by social epidemiologist, public health communicator, and community activist, Monica Lindsey Ponder.

MLP Communications, Inc. aims to advance social progress. Simply.

We offer the following services and activities:

  • Consultation on public health program strategy
  • Training and seminars
  • Community events and health policy/issue leadership
  • Speaking engagements

We are an independent, non-partisan education, capacity building and advocacy organization. In terms of motivation, we are a 100% social entrepreneurship-driven company. Our work pays it forward, whether through our own projects, or support of the countless organizations and individuals on the ground who seek to attain continued social progress.

We walk the talk, roll our sleeves up to do the real work of activism, and can offer solutions-based insights and expertise at both the grassroots levels of public health and highest levels of policy and global health care systems.

“Media is the biggest shifter of public perception. Policy change is the biggest shifter of public behavior.” – MLP


MLP shares how health communication helps solve community health problems