UC Health Media Relations

The UC Health media relations department works hand in hand with the Public Information Officers at the University of Cincinnati’s Academic Health Center.  If you aren’t sure whom to call, please contact anyone on this list and we’ll be happy to connect you with the appropriate person.

Evening & Weekend UC Health Media Line: (513) 503-3368

Sherri Kirk, Director of Media Relations

UC Health
(513) 585-5346
sherri.kirk@uchealth.com

  • UC Health Leadership and Organizational Updates
  • UC Health Patient Condition Requests
  • Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
  • Cardiac Surgery and Transplant
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery Divisions
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Colon and Rectal
    • General Surgery
    • Oral and Maxillofacial
    • Burn Surgery
    • Transplantation
    • Trauma and Critical Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery

Kristy Davis, Media Relations Manager

UC Health
(513) 585-5348
kristy.davis@uchealth.com

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (excluding gynecologic oncology)
  • West Chester Hospital
  • UC Health Patient Condition Requests

Kelly Martin, Sr Director of Internal & External Communications

UC Health
(513) 585-5411
kelly.martin@uchealth.com

  • UC Health Crisis Communications
  • UC Health Emergency Preparedness

Bill Bangert, Public Information Officer

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4519
bill.bangert@uc.edu

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Institute for Military Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Divisions
    • Infectious Disease
    • Nephrology
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Angela Koenig, Public Information Officer

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4625)
angela.koenig@uc.edu

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Division
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Family and Community Medicine
    • Center for Integrative Medicine and Health
    • Geriatric Medicine

Katie Pence, Assistant Director

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4561
katie.pence@uc.edu

  • Cincinnati Cancer Center
  • UC Cancer Institute
  • Cancer and Cell Biology
  • Environmental Genetics and Molecular
  • Toxicology Division
  • Gynecology Oncology
  • Hematology Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Division of Surgery
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

Richard Puff, Assistant Vice President

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-0448
richard.puff@uc.edu

  • Academic Health Center
  • Academic Health Center history
  • College of Medicine Office of Research
  • University Health Services
  • Biomedical Informatics

Cedric Ricks, Public Information Officer

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4657
cedric.ricks@uc.edu

  • UC Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute
  • College of Medicine Education & Student Affairs/Admissions
  • Diversity
  • Internal Medicine Divisions
    • Cardiology
    • Digestive Diseases
    • General Internal Medicine
    • Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology
  • Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics
  • Molecular and Cellular Physiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Biochemistry and Microbiology

Alison Sampson, Public Information Officer

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4559
Alison.sampson@uc.edu

  • UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Neurosurgery
  • Environmental Health
  • Masters of Public Health