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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 Divisional Communications Manager, Alison Brindle or Public Engagement Coordinator, Naomi Gibson and for media enquiries, please contact the News and Information Office.

  • Department of Biochemistry: Elspeth Garman, Public Engagement Lead for Department
  • Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine: Kathryn Smith, NDM Strategic
  • Department of Clinical Neuroscience: Jacqueline Pumphrey, Communications Officer
  • Department of Experimental Psychology: Janice Young, PA to Departmental Administrator & Communications Assistant
  • Radcliffe Department of Medicine: Emma O'Brien, Public Engagement  and Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Susie Barber, Communications Officer 
  • Nuffield Department of Oncology: Martin Christlieb, Public Engagement Manager
  • Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Muscoskeletal Science: David McCann, Communications Officer(maternity cover for Jo Silva); Natalie Ford, Outreach and Public Engagement Officer
  • Department of Paediatrics: Ruth Abrahams (maternity leave cover for Carinne Piekema), Communications 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, Executive Assistant
  • Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics: Victoria Bullett, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Population Health: Graham Bagley, Communications Manager
  • Nuffield Department of Primary Health Care Sciences: Dan Richards-Doran, Communications Manager
  • Department of Psychiatry: Ruth Abrahams, Communications Officer
  • Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences: Louise King, Communications Officer