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

Kelly Martin, Assistant Vice President, Communications Marketing & Communications

UC Health
(513) 585-5411

  • UC Health Crisis Communications
  • UC Health Emergency Preparedness
  • UC Health Leadership and Organizational Updates
  • UC Health Patient Condition Requests

Amanda Nageleisen

Amanda Nageleisen, Director of Media Relations

UC Health
(513) 585-8885

  • West Chester Hospital
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (excluding gynecologic oncology)
  • Trauma
  • 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

Bill Bangert, Public Information Officer

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
(513) 558-4519

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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