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Director, Media Relations
Manager, Media Relations
Columbia University Medical Center
Ann Rae Jonas
Sr. Science Editor
Executive Director, CUMC Communications and Public Affairs
EXTERNAL MEDIA RELATIONS
With the exception of the Mailman School of Public Health, media relations for CUMC is the responsibility of CUMC Communications. This includes drafting and issuing news releases about important research findings or other news and responding to media inquiries. Please consult with the CUMC Communications Department prior to any media activity for assistance and expert guidance. (Mailman School of Public Health faculty should contact the MSPH Office of Communications at 212-305-5635.) Faculty and staff should refer all news media inquiries to the CUMC Communications Department at 212-305-3900.
No reporters, photographers, or videographers from news outlets may access CUMC property without being accompanied by and authorized by the CUMC Communications Department. The communications staff works closely with CU Public Safety, the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) staff, and the University’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs to manage media requests and ensure proper access to University facilities.
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