Our public affairs office can help journalists identify experts and arrange interviews or photos. We can also provide background information or help you develop story ideas about the latest advances in fungal disease research and treatment.

Find an expert

The UC Davis Medical Center and Center for Valley Fever has experts in coccidioidomycosis, other fungal diseases, and the immunosuppressed population (transplant patients etc) in additional to general infectious diseases expertise.

To find an expert contact the UCD Center for Valley Fever Institute's public information officer »

Arrange an interview or photo shoot

To arrange an interview or photo shoot, please contact the UC Davis Center for Valley Fever Institute's public information officer. Advance notice is appreciated, and allows us time to obtain media consents from patients where appropriate. To ensure patient confidentiality and privacy, a public affairs staff person is required to accompany reporters, photographers and film crews during their time at UC Davis.

Receive our news releases

To receive the UC Davis Center for Valley Fever news releases via e-mail, send your name, title, the name of your media outlet and your e-mail address to hs-publicaffairs@ucdavis.edu. Please type "ADD ME TO THE UCD CENTER FOR VALLEY FEVER NEWS RELEASE LIST" in the subject field.

Contact Public Affairs

UC Davis Health's Senior Public Information Officer
Carole Gan

After-hours assistance

For help with breaking news after hours, contact the UC Davis Health operator at 916-734-2011 and ask for the public information officer on call. A public information officer is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.