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Contact information for communications and public engagement staff based in our departments

Many departments within the Medical Sciences Division now have their own departmental communication officer (or equivalent), who can help you with your communication and/or public engagement queries. Please refer to the list below and contact your departmental representative in the first instance.

If your department is not listed, please contact the Head of Communications Alison Brindle or Public Engagement Facilitator (Interim), Martin Christlieb, and for media enquiries, please contact the News and Information Office.

  • Department of Biochemistry: Lucio Pezzella, Communications Apprentice, Ilan Davis, Public Engagement Lead for Department
  • Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine: Marin Hirschfeld, Head of Communications
  • Department of Clinical Neuroscience: Jacqueline Pumphrey, Communications Officer
  • Department of Experimental Psychology: Halley Cohen, PR and Development Officer
  • Radcliffe Department of Medicine: Charvy Narain, Communications and Public Engagement Manager
  • Nuffield Department of Oncology: Benjamin Dean, Executive Officer (Operations) - communications contact and Toni Fleming - PER committee contact
  • Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Muscoskeletal Science: Jo Silva,  Communications Manager; Natalie Ford, Outreach and Public Engagement Officer
  • Department of Paediatrics:  Susie BarberCommunications Officer 
  • Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Jo Peel, Executive Assistant to Head of Department (internal communication and public engagement queries); Matthew Freeman, Head of Department (external media enquiries)
  • Department of Pharmacology: Carolyn Thackrah, Deputy Administrator (Personnel) - communications contact and John Parrington, Academic Lead
  • Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics: Talitha Smith, Communications Officer and Louise Cotterell, Chair of the PER committee 
  • Nuffield Department of Population Health: Anne Whitehouse, Director of Communications and Public Engagement
  • Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences: Jo Gearing, Head of Communications
  • Department of Psychiatry: Katie Breeze, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences: Louise King, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health: Susie Barber, Communications Officer