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Media line: 416 340 4636

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

For time-sensitive inquiries after hours and holidays, call 416 340 3155. Ask to have the on-call Public Affai​rs representative paged. 

Areas covered at UHN

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Corporate

  • 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

Jordana Goldman
Public Affairs Associate
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6786
Email: jordana.goldman@uhn.ca

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

  • Cancer
  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Ontario Cancer Institute
  • Radiation Oncology, etc.

Shawn Jeffords
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 946 2846
Email: shawn.jeffords@uhn.ca​

Maria Madden
Public Affairs Associate
Phone: 416 946 2000 ext. 4011
Email: maria.madden​@uhn.ca

Care Areas at Toronto General Hospital

  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Organ Failure
  • Women's Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology & Hemodialysis
  • Sprott Department of Surgery
  • Critical Care — ICUs
  • Ajmera Transplant Centre
  • Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
  • The Schroeder Arthritis Institute (clinical)

Rosa Kim
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 340 3895
Email: rosa.kim​​@uhn.ca


Ana Fernandes
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 437 216 4596
Email: ana.fernandes@uhn.ca

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

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

Ellen Rosenberg
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 597 3422 ext. 3524
Email: ellen.rosenberg@uhn.ca​​ 


Jarrett Churchill

Senior Public Affairs Advisor (research)
Phone: 416 597 3422 ext. 7824
Email: jarrett.churchill@uhn.ca

Care Areas at Toronto Western Hospital

  • Emergency Services — TGH and TWH​
  • Plastics
  • Family and Community Care
  • Centre for Mental Health
  • Respirology
  • Bariatrics
  • Urology
  • Memory Clinic
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Medicine (GIM) — TGH and TWH

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

Krembil Brain Institute — at Toronto Western Hospital

  • 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
  • The Schroeder Arthritis Institute (research)

Heather Sherman
Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Phone: 416 603 5800 ext. 5294
Email: heather.sherman@uhn.ca

Laboratory Medicine Program

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

Melanie Anderson
Communications Specialist
Phone: 416 807 4823
Email: melanie.anderson2@uhn.ca

Joint Department of Medical Imaging

  • Diagnostic Imaging
    • General Radiography (X-Ray)
    • CT
    • Ultrasound
    • MRI
    • Interventional Radiology
      • Minimally invasive surgery, same day discharge, tumour 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
Senior Communications Advisor​
Phone: 416 624 4831
Email: shaun.dias@uhn.ca