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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 UCLA Health's four hospitals and over 200 clinics, the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

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] 
424-440-3739

Denise Heady
Media Relations Manager
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
[email protected]
310-206-2805
Cancer

Alana Prisco
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
310-267-0465
Cardiology, Equity, Heart and Lung Transplant, Pulmonology, Women's Health/OBGYN, Emergency Medicine, Community Partnerships

Enrique Rivero
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
310-267-7120
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Liver and Kidney Transplant, Endocrinology, Surgery, Ethics

Elaine Schmidt
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
310-267-8323
Medical Education, Neurosurgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Human Genetics, Ophthalmology/Stein Eye Institute, Pathology, Radiology

Simi Singer
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
310-319-4349
Ambulatory Care, Clinics and Centers, Consumer Trends, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hospital Services (Axillary Services, Volunteers), Orthopedics

Kelli Stauning
Senior Media Relations Officer
[email protected]
310-948-5836
Addiction, Alzheimer's disease, autism, Cannabis Research Institute, epilepsy, mental health, migraine, multiple sclerosis, neurology, psychiatry, sleep disorders, stroke

Evelyn Tokuyama
Media Relations Specialist
[email protected]
424-465-4214
Diet and Nutrition, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Pediatrics, Urology

Phil Hampton
Director of Communications
[email protected]
310-267-7014
Fundraising, Emergency Preparedness, Litigation, Labor Relations

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

Tiare Dunlap
Director of Communications, Marketing, Education and Outreach
[email protected]
310-206-8367