How the Office of Communications helps KU Medical Center faculty, staff and students
The Office of Communications works to generate news about education, research, patient care and service at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
We write news releases and suggest stories to media outlets in Kansas City, throughout the state of Kansas and nationally. We respond to media inquiries about health, science and public policy issues, connecting reporters with KU Medical Center leaders, researchers and other experts. We tell KU Medical Center stories through our publications and social media channels. We also help KU Medical Center's faculty and staff communicate with each other through KUMed Central, the internal newsletter for KU Medical Center's campus community.
In order for us to determine the best outlet for your news, we'll need the following:
The five Ws:
The Office of Communications works with researchers to share important discoveries. Priority is given to research that is meaningful to and can be understood by a general audience. Please be prepared to tell us:
We look forward to hearing from you.
Natalie Lutz, Director of Communications
Main number: 913-588-2598
Donna Peck, Assistant Communications Director and Managing Editor, Kansas Medicine+Science
April Blackmon Strange, Community Engagement Communications Manager
Toni Cardarella, School of Nursing Communications Manager
Andy Hyland, Translational Medicine Communications Coordinator
Greg Peters, School of Health Professions Communications Coordinator