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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 Naomi Gibson, and for media enquiries, contact the News and Information Office.

  • Department of Biochemistry: Ilan Davis, Public Engagement Lead for Department
  • Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine: Marin Hirschfeld, Head of Communications
  • Nuffild Department of Clinical Neuroscience: Position vacant , Communications Officer
  • Department of Experimental Psychology: Vacant position, please contact
  • Radcliffe Department of Medicine: Jacqueline Pumphrey, Head of Communications
  • Nuffield Department of Oncology: Communications contact: Benjamin Dean, Executive Officer (Operations). Public Engagement for Research Committee contact: Toni Fleming  
  • Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Muscoskeletal Science: Jo Silva, Communications Manager. Natalie Ford, Outreach and Public Engagement Officer
  • Department of Paediatrics: Laura Borg, Communications Lead
  • 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 (DPAG): Kiri Walden, Communications Officer; 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:  Lisa Jones, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences: Louise King, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health: Rob Philips, Communications & Public Engagement Manager