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Media relations representatives for UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine

The central media relations office for University of Washington Health Sciences and UW Medicine responds to journalists’ requests for interviews with topic experts and spokespersons, background information, fact-checking, patient condition reports, records requests, filming access, official statements and disaster communications.
 
We handle media requests for all UW Medicine entities.  These include the UW School of Medicine and its research centers and education programs, the four hospitals in the UW Medicine system (Harborview, Valley Medical Center, Northwest Hospital, and UW Medical Center), Airlift Northwest, the UW Neighborhood Clinics, and UW Physicians. 
Main number: 206.543.3620 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time Monday-Friday)
After hours: 206.669.0164
Fax: 206.685.3333
 

Media relations representatives

Tina Mankowski – Senior director/AVP for Medical Affairs, 206.685.3841
Susan Gregg – Director of Media Relations, 206.616.6730
Barbara Clements – Communications Manager, 206.221.6706
Brian Donohue – Public Information Editor, 206.543.7856
Leila Gray – Public Information Editor, 206.685.0381
Bobbi Nodell – Media Relations Manager, 206.543.7129
Kelley Balcomb-Bartok – (Valley Medical Center) Public Relations Manager, 425.228.3341
Kim Blakeley – Assistant Director, Education, 206.685.1323
 

UW Health Sciences communications representatives

DentistrySteve Steinberg, Director of Communications, 206.616.0827
NursingStaishy Bostick Siem, Director of Marketing & Communications, 206.221.8429 and Elizabeth Hunter-Keller, Public relations and digital media representative 206.221.5764
PharmacySarah C.B. Guthrie, Director of Communications, 206.543.3485
Public HealthJeff Hodson, Director of Communications, 206.685.8904
Social WorkBruce Betz, Communications Director, 206.685.9845
Institute for Health Metrics & EvaluationWilliam Heisel, Director of Global Engagement, 206.897.2886