MedShadow Receives 2018 Platinum dotCOMM Award

August 2, 2018, New York, NY – MedShadow has received a 2018 dotCOMM Platinum designation in the nonprofit website category. dotCOMM Awards is an international competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication. The competition is unique in that it reflects the role of creatives in the dynamic web that is transforming how products and services are marketed and communicated.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for MedShadow’s website design and content,” says Suzanne Robotti, founder/president, MedShadow. “When people want to dig deeper about the side effects of medicine, MedShadow is a singular source of information so that patients can make informed decisions.”

dotCOMM Awards’ categories are web-related including interactivity, content, design, social media, video, apps, blogs and influencers, all critical components of digital public relations marketing and advertising campaigns. Together, they generate recognizable branding, customer engagement and ultimately sales.

About dotCOMM Awards

dotCOMM Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals . The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production and freelance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession.

About MedShadow Foundation
MedShadow Foundation is the award-winning, independent, online nonprofit 501(c)(3) that informs people about the side effects, long-term impacts, risks and benefits of medications, both over-the-counter and prescription. The organization was founded in 2012 by Suzanne Robotti, a health/patient advocate who currently serves as the consumer representative on the FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. MedShadow engages leading medical and science journalists to report on news and studies about the side effects of medicines. MedShadow Foundation does not accept any funding or support from pharmaceutical companies or medical device manufacturers. In 2018, MedShadow was once again awarded the prestigious “Top-Rated” designation by Great Nonprofits. For more information, visit

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About MedShadow Foundation

Founded in 2012 by Su Robotti, MedShadow Foundation seeks to empower patients and encourage discussion between patient and health care provider about the short and long term side effects of prescription medication. MedShadow Foundation uses its website and various social media platforms to gather and report breaking news and resources related to the side effects of prescription medications. While recognizing the beneficial, often life-saving effects of prescription drugs, we know that accurate and complete information on side effects is frequently lacking.


Last updated: February 28, 2019