Amanda Lai’s professional experience includes four years of development and management of arts-based programs to promote community health at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She currently oversees, builds, and leads communication and social media efforts at the Department of Psychiatry at URMC. As a professional writer, she has written numerous successful grants for BRI's nonprofit clients. Her background also includes roles in graphic design, communications, and public health research. Amanda also has led research involving the digitization of museum artifacts and was awarded an University of Rochester Discover Grant to fund a project involving 3D modeling technology in museums.