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Journalist Resources

UCLA Health Media Relations

The UCLA Health Media Relations Office assists credentialed journalists with news inquiries and promotes the programs, science and specialists at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and over 200 clinics. Our team of media relations professionals can help connect reporters with experts from a number of medical specialties and programs.

For fastest service, journalists can email: [email protected]

Reporters also may contact members of the media team directly using the guide below.

David Sampson
Director of Media Relations
[email protected] 

Denise Heady
Media Relations Manager
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
[email protected]

Alana Prisco
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
Cardiology, Equity, Heart and Lung Transplant, Pulmonology, Women's Health/OBGYN, Emergency Medicine, Community Partnerships

Enrique Rivero
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Liver and Kidney Transplant, Endocrinology, Surgery, Ethics

Elaine Schmidt
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
Medical Education, Neurosurgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Human Genetics, Ophthalmology/Stein Eye Institute, Pathology, Radiology

Simi Singer
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
Ambulatory Care, Clinics and Centers, Consumer Trends, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hospital Services (Axillary Services, Volunteers), Orthopedics

Evelyn Tokuyama
Media Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Diet and Nutrition, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Pediatrics, Urology

Phil Hampton
Director of Communications
[email protected]
Fundraising, Emergency Preparedness, Litigation, Labor Relations

Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research

Tiare Dunlap
Associate Manager, Communications
[email protected]