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Media Contacts

UHN’s Public Affairs and Communications team is ready to respond to journalists’ inquiries and requests. Contact one of our site representatives, or call our media line and we will direct your call.

Media line: 416 340 4636

Monitored hourly, Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

After hours and holidays, call 416 340 3155. Ask to have the on-call Public Affairs representative paged. 

Areas covered at UHN

(Please click or scroll down for the corresponding contact person.)

Corporate

  • Infection Control and Prevention
  • CEO's Office
  • Human Resources
  • Health
  • Wait Times
  • Funding, etc.

Gillian Howard
Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications
Phone: 416 340 4838
Email: gillian.howard@uhn.ca 

Ana Gajic
Public Affairs Associate
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6765
Email: ana.gajic@uhn.ca

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

  • Cancer
  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Radiation Therapy Chemotherapy
  • Ontario Cancer Institute
  • Radiation Oncology, etc.

Jane Finlayson
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 946 4501 ext. 2846
Email: jane.finlayson@uhn.ca

Danielle Pereira
Public Affairs Associate
Phone: 416 946 4501 ext. 4011
Email: danielle.pereira@uhn.ca

Toronto General Hospital

  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Organ Failure
  • Women's Health
  • Transplant
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Eating Disorders
  • Vascular Surgery

Alexandra Radkewycz
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 3895
Email: alexandra.radkewycz@uhn.ca

Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

  • Vascular Surgery (including aneurysm rep air)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
    (including Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Assist Devices)
  • Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Ischemic Heart Disease 
  • Heart Valve Disease 
  • Cardiac Diagnostics
    (including Echocardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and MRI)

Lianne Castelino
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 340 4429
Cell: 647 669 8416
Email: lianne.castelino@uhn.ca

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Complex Continuing Care
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke Rehab
  • Aging at Home
  • Brain Injury
  • Falls and Balance
  • Musculoskeletal Rehab
  • Mobility
  • Geriatric Rehab
  • iDAPT

Melissa McDermott
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 597 3422 ext. 3524
Email: melissa.mcdermott@uhn.ca ​ 

Toronto Western Hospital

  • Emergency Services
  • Orthopaedics
  • Plastics
  • Spinal
  • Rheumatology
  • Family Health
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Community and Cultural Health
  • Mental Health and Addictions

Alexa Giorgi  
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 603 5800 ext. 6776
Email: alexa.giorgi@uhn.ca

Krembil Neuroscience Centre

  • Arthritis and Related Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Functional Neurosurgery (Deep Brain Stimulation)
  • Gamma Knife Centre
  • Neurodegenerative diseases (movement disorders, memory disorders)
  • Neuromuscular
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Neuro-urology
  • Neurovascular (Stroke and AVM/Aneurysm)
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Ophthalmology
  • Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

Jarrett Churchill
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 603 5800 ext. 5294
Email: jarrett.churchill@uhn.ca

Laboratory Medicine Program

  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Histocompatibility

Roger Boyle
Communications
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 5392
Email: roger.boyle@uhn.ca

Joint Department of Medical Imaging

  • Diagnostic Imaging
    • General Radiography (X-Ray)
    • CT
    • Ultrasound
    • MRI
    • Interventional Radiology
      • Minimally invasive surgery, same day discharge, tumor ablation, aneurysm treatment etc.
    • Mammography (Breast Imaging)
    • Molecular Imaging (Nuclear Medicine)
      • Medical Isotopes
    • PET/CT
  • Shared RIS/PACS system across all five sites

Shaun Dias
Communications Coordinator
Phone: 416 586 4800 ext. 5592
Email: shaun.dias@uhn.ca