Specializing in Multicultural Healthcare Marketing & Cross-Cultural Education

A native New Yorker, Sheila Thorne has been a marketing communications professional for more than two decades. A former senior executive in five of the nation’s preeminent marketing, advertising and communications companies, she has guided her team of seasoned marketing and media professionals of color in her own company since 2003. A former middle school and high school teacher of foreign languages, she has represented Fortune 500 companies throughout North America, Latin America and Western Europe.

About Sheila L. Thorne

The Chavis Chronicles

Coming This Fall On PBS Stations Nationwide

Go beyond the headlines with award-winning journalist, legendary civil rights icon and consummate intellectual influencer, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. The Chavis Chronicles explores the current and diverse conversations in engaging, enlightening and entertaining ways. Sheila will co-host a recurring segment, The Black HealthBEAT, the first national multimedia platform to engage the nation’s leading healthcare experts to deliver culturally relevant health information to the Black community on a weekly basis.

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Hear Sheila speak at upcoming events

Events | Xpectives.Health

Addressing Health Disparities
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Event Time: 1:30PM

Events | MS Views & News

MS Views & News
Race, Culture, and Community
While Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Wednesday, April 15, 2021
Event Time: 7:00PM

Events | Amgen 2021 Health Equity Summit

Amgen’s 2021 Health Equity Summit
Health Disparities Through Partnership
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Event Time: 11:00AM – 2:30PM


There is a diversity explosion in America. Before the middle of this century, one out of every two Americans will be a person of color or a person of color who speaks Spanish. Unparalleled, unprecedented, irreversible, dramatic demographic shifts demand a departure from multicultural-healthcare- marketing-business-as-usual in an intensely competitive environment. In an era of…Falling drug prices…Few innovative chemical compounds…Increasing generic threats…Intense regulatory scrutiny…Increasing R&D costs. Connecting with communities of color is the new frontier for organic growth in the healthcare industry. Competitive advantage will accrue to those organizations comfortable with multiculturalism and those who take strategic action.

Where are YOU, YOUR TEAM and YOUR ORGANIZATION on the cultural competence continuum?


Listen and learn from one of the nation’s leading experts in multicultural healthcare marketing and cross-cultural education.

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What People Are Saying About Sheila Thorne…

Quick note of kudos for the excellent job you did today hosting an engaging discussion with many great guests on health disparities and the social determinants of health. It's not easy to do what you do - and you do it with such professionalism, passion, knowledge and grace.

We are lucky to get to be able to work with you in the headache community!!

-Kevin & Team

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Kevin Lenaburg

Executive Director

Elimination of Racial & Ethnic Disparities
Professor from Quinnipiac University
.....This is hands down the best webinar I have attended since everything has gone virtual from the start of COVID.

Events | CTAHE

Elimination of Racial & Ethnic Disparities
Annamarie T. Grise, CMP, HMCC
Association and Event Management Executive
.....There is so much unlearning that needs to happen and re-learning of this information.

Events | CTAHE

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