Olympic gold medalist Jason Lezak to visit UCLA pediatric patients

Media Contact

Ted Braun
WHAT:
Olympic gold medalist Jason Lezak, who anchored the men's swimming 4 x 100 relay team to victory during one of the most exciting moments of the Beijing Games, will visit pediatric patients at both Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital and UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. The media is invited to cover Lezak's visit at either hospital.
 
WHEN:
Monday, Sept. 15
  • 11 a.m.: Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital
  • 1:30 p.m.: UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
 
WHERE:
  • Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital (1225 15th St., Santa Monica, Calif. 90404)
  • UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital (757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif. 90095, on the UCLA campus)
 
MEDIA CONTACTS:
Ted Braun, Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center Media Relations, 310-319-4567
Roxanne Moster, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, 310-794-0777
 
PARKING:
 
For Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital:
Media vans can park near the main entrance, at 1225 15th St. Reporters and photographers arriving separately should use valet parking at the main entrance.
 
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital:
From Westwood Boulevard, turn left onto Medical Plaza Drive. Oversized vans with visible news-media window placards can park in the yellow loading zone in front of 100 Medical Plaza. All other vehicles should follow the ramp down to the underground parking structure at 200 Medical Plaza and obtain a parking pass at the kiosk. Passes are listed under "Pediatric Event."
Media Contact:
Ted Braun