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Contact Information

For general assistance and patient condition checks between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, please call: 434.924.5679.

After hours, weekends and holidays: 434.924.0000 (ask the operator to page the public information officer on call)

You can also contact a public relations representative about specific specialties and medical topics, as listed below.

For assistance with media requests, please call one of the phone numbers above or contact a public relations representative listed below. Per UVA Health policy, reporters must be escorted by a public relations representative at all times when on UVA Health property.

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Eric Swensen

Public Information Officer

Email  |  ews3j@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  corporate communications, major events

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Joshua Barney

Deputy Public Information Officer

Email  |  jdb9a@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  Medical research, UVA School of Medicine

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Aleksandra Golota

Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Email  |  ag3cr@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  neurosciences, behavioral health, medical subspecialties (such as dermatology, geriatrics)

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Hannah Humphrey

Senior Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Email  |  hlh5dd@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  UVA Heart and Vascular Center, surgical care

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Alex Prevost

Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Email  |  amp3gb@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  orthopedics, sports medicine, media sponsorships

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Sarah Ridgeway

Senior Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Email  |  shr3xe@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  UVA Cancer Center, digestive health, radiology and medical imaging

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Kim Walter

Marketing & Public Relations Specialist

Email  |  kew9x@virginia.edu

Coverage Areas  |  UVA Children’s, transplant, women’s services