For help with health and medicine news stories, call one of the public information officers listed below or 916-734-9040. After business hours or on holidays or weekends, call the hospital operator at 916-734-2011 and ask for the public information officer who is on call.

News service staff in the Office of Public Affairs

Pamela Wu
Director, Communications and Media Relations

916-734-9040

Rebecca Badeaux
Senior Public Information Officer

916-751-0443
rrbadeaux@ucdavis.edu

Beat area: Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Charles Casey
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9048
cecasey@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Center for Health and Technology, Institute for Regenerative Cures, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Karen Finney
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9064
klfinney@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Chronic Disease Management, Family and Community Medicine, Heart and Vascular Centers, Internal Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Surgery

Edwin Garcia
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9323
edmgarcia@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: UC Davis School of Medicine, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Spanish-language media

Marianne Russ Sharp
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9118
marsharp@ucdavis.edu

Beat area: UC Davis MIND Institute

Tricia Tomiyoshi
Senior Public Information Officer

916-734-9706
ttomiyoshi@ucdavis.edu

Beat areas: UC Davis Children's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology