Alina Burson Bio

Alina Burson

Alina Burson

Program Services Committee, PQMD

Manager, Communications for Global Community Relations
Baxter, International

Alina Burson has more than 10 years of experience working within a variety of healthcare and pharmaceutical settings, including home-health, retail pharmacy, hospital and corporate.

She joined Baxter International Inc. in 2011 and is currently working in Deerfield, IL as Manager, Communications within the Global Community Relations Team.  In her current role at Baxter, she works on Corporate Resposibility initiatives such as the community giving programs of The Baxter International Foundation and Baxter’s global Gifts-In-Kind program.

Alina earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from University of Illinois at Chicago and her MBA degree from Northern Illinois University.

She was born and raised in Arad, Romania and moved to the United States in 2005. She has since met her husband, Kyle and they live in Prospect Heights, IL together with their adorable rescue puppies: Mr. Willy Wonka and Sharpie.  In her spare time, Alina enjoys traveling the world, trying new foods and designing floral arrangements.