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UW media contacts

Media contacts for the University of Washington and UW Medicine/Health Sciences


Victor Balta
Senior Director of Media Relations

University Spokesperson
Email澳门英皇app | 206-543-2580

Central-administration issues, Board of Regents, UW President


Michelle Ma
Associate Director of UW News

Email澳门英皇app | 206-543-2580

Fisheries, forestry, Puget Sound, marine policy, Friday Harbor Laboratories, urban horticulture


Tina Mankowski
UW Medicine / Health Sciences
Senior Director & Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs

Email | 206-685-3841

UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine


Hannah Hickey
Senior Public Information Officer

Email | 206-543-2580

Atmospheric science, oceanography, polar science, climate change, weather, geology, seismology


Susan Gregg
UW Medicine / Health Sciences
Director of Media Relations

Email | 206-616-6730

UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine


James Urton
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Departments of biology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering; the Clean Energy Institute; the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute; the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems; the eScience institute



Kim Eckart
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Departments of psychology; sociology; anthropology; speech and hearing sciences; geography; gender, women and sexuality studies; American ethnic studies; American Indian studies; political science. Schools of social work, law and public policy and governance. Colleges of education and built environments.



Jackson Holtz
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

General assignment, covering major university initiatives and programs, UW administration; also economics, business, communications, arts, humanities, history and world affairs



Sarah McQuate
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Departments of aeronautics and astronautics, civil and environmental engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, human-centered design, industrial and systems engineering; the Information School



Jake Ellison
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing and the Population Health Initiative



Kiyomi Taguchi
Email澳门英皇app | 206-543-2580

Contact for video requests and questions