For help with health and medicine news stories, call one of the public information officers listed below or 916-734-9040. After business hours or on holidays or weekends, call the hospital operator at 916-734-2011 and ask for the public information officer who is on call.

News service staff in the Office of Public Affairs

Pamela Wu
Director, Communications and Media Relations

916-734-9040

Charles Casey
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9048
cecasey@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Center for Health and Technology, Institute for Regenerative Cures, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine 

Karen Finney
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9064
klfinney@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Chronic Disease Management, Family and Community Medicine, Heart and Vascular Centers, Internal Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Surgery

Carole Gan
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9047
cfgan@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, basic sciences, Clinical and Translational Science Center, Emergency Medicine, Eye Center, Institute for Population Health Improvement, internal communications, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dorsey Griffith
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9118
dgriffith@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Cancer Care Network, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Nuclear Medicine, Urology, MIND Institute

Tricia Tomiyoshi
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9706
ttomiyoshi@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Children's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rebecca Badeaux
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-2410
rrbadeaux@ucdavis.edu

Beat area: Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing